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Gold beach,  Photo by Lori Bell
Clipped salmon from Gold Beach
Clipped vs non clipped
Rogue River at Gold Beach,  Photo by Lori Bell
To be or not to be "clipped" is the options I read on a famous fishing website that if you catch a clipped fin salmon that it is sure to be from Indian Creek Hatchery Well here's a pic of a clipped and non clipped Salmon caught on the Rogue. They both weighed in @ 27 lbs. I am going back for the derby this week for a winning 37 lb'r Sound good? Then get down to Sportsmans Warehouse for some gear and I will see you there :))
Early Morning Blacktail Buck - May 2016
Oregon,  Photo by Frank Biggs  
Been out in the morning checking haunts for Blacktail bucks to hunt during archery season in Oregon. This is a young buck who did a great job of hiding, but I was able to snap this photo before he wandered off in peace.
Curly Coated Retriever Puppies 5 weeks old
the Great outdoors!,  Photo by SoftMaple
Easy limits
Tisdale,  Photo by Kevin
Easy limits for the boys last night
Honkers in a Delta slough
San Joaquin Delta,  Photo by Don Webster
Out Fished by the Wife
Just down river from the wife,  Photo by Lori Bell
I tried my hardest and did my best but to no avail. I was out-fished by the wife again. I caught the first (1 point), she caught the last and the biggest (2 points). We tied for the most (1/2 pint each) Jim bell 1.5 pts Lori Bell 2.5 Pts Now it's time for a new trip and yet another try. Sure is rough to lose
Setting the BELL curve on the Jim Hunt Bar on the Rogue
Rogue River,  Photo by TJBELL11
Setting the curve with my first time springer in my UGGS. It must have been good luck since I landed 2, my husband landed 2 and I caught the biggest. Thanks Sportmanswarehouse for the gear to get it done! The news is its still a little slow on the Rogue but not for us.Now it's time for round 2
Crane Chase
Fort Bidwell California,  Photo by Lea Huetteman Photography  
Sandhill Cranes are plentiful now in Surprise Valley and it appears the calves are getting in the way of some important courting rituals. At least the photo above looks like this crane has decided the calf needs to go back to its mother. Photos by Lea Huettema
Every once in a while there is the one that doesn't get away!
Southern Oregon,  Photo by Dave  
This dandy took a bite out of the wrong wrapped x9 kwikfish and took us for a little ride...
My first steelhead!!!
Umpqua river,  Photo by Jordan  
I caught my first steelhead on my birthday trip with Pro Guide Jordan Abbott of On a yarn fly dipped in secret sauce.
Zach's first steelhead
Oregon/Umpqua,  Photo by Mike  
I caught this monster steelhead on a yarn fly fishing with Jordan Abbott of King of the Rogue Outfitters!
Education in the Woods
Timber Crater Wilderness Study Area Ken Barrett
Eye in The Sky
Thousand Trails RV Resort, Florence, OR Ken Barrett
Base Camp
Florence, Oregon Ken Barrett, iPhone 6 with ExoLense 165 Degree Wide Angle Lense
Lightning on the Sacramento river
Sacramento River north of Hamilton City Netta
Afternoon above Shasta Lake
Hills above Shasta Lake, Michelle Diamond, Konica Minolta
Sundial Bridge with Venus and Jupiter
Sundial Bridge, Redding, California,  Erica Mitchell, Canon 40D
Mossy Tree in The Redwood Forrest
Crescent City, California, Erica Mitchell, Canon AE-1
Waiting for "Mr. Fish"
Cow Creek, Millville, California, Lindsey Wusstig
Finger licking good
Basin Creek in Tuolumne, California, Lucas Gastello, Nikon
Hummingbird in the Crocosmia
My back yard, Eureka California Neva Swensen, Canon Rebel T1i
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