Re: Pinky questions????
Posted by Dan Blanton on 2011-08-15 21:14:50
in reply to Pinky questions???? posted by Wesley Pang on 2011-08-15 20:49:18
Your friend's fish does look like a pre-spawn fish that hasn't gone into spawning colors yet. The females don't develop a hump like the males do - at least not as profound.
These school at the mouths of rivers waiting for the tide or rain to raise the river enough for them to enter. Fresh, sea-run fish can be caught on flies in the bays and ocean along tide line color changes. Ken Hanley is very experienced with this ocean fishing for pre-spawners in Chatham Straights, outside Warm Springs Bay - Baranof AK.
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