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I grew up in San Francisco, CA and never fished Putah Creek. I'm back for Thanksgiving and decided to give it a shot this morning. Water was a bit high and I wasn't quite sure where to go, but ended up just hiking around and came upon a school of about 6 massive fish.

Were they salmon. The glare was bad, but I snapped one photo. I'm pretty sure that in the school was at least one huge rainbow, a real trophy, but almost impossible to cast to with a fly rod.

Walked around, but saw signs for spawning fish so decided to sit and watch the fish. Can't wait to try again.



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No Salmon up there, those were spawning trout. Just a fyi, the water is actually rather low right now. It may have been a set of tired eyes on my part but driving by this afternoon it looked a little lower than earlier in the week?

 

BTW Chris, welcome to California.  Spend some time looking through the board or at Kienes forum and you'll find a lot of opportunities to fish throughout the year.

 

Robert



-- Edited by lightfoot on Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 04:39:58 PM

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