Monday, October 11, 2010

Saturday Sturgeon!

Sturgeon fishing finally opened up again last week on the Columbia river... and so we took a couple hours to hit it.

Its been a long time since we've been out after 'gators... and it was a great day!

Pretty warm out still, and a little wet - perfect for fishing.

The water temp was warmer than the air - almost 64*F!

Fishing was a bit slow, but the first fish we connected on was a line-peeler!

Hang on!

The first fish was a keeper! Nice, fat, 48" fish.

We used smelt and squid in various combinations.

And "blue goo" too.

We only ended up landing 4 fish in the 2 hours we fished... a couple of shakers, and another nice keeper that measured 43" at the tail's fork.

A great day with friends back on the mighty Columbia River.