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  • Seneca Lake out of Watkins Glen 4/2

    Got back out to Watkins Glen, this time with my friend Mike. We brought fly-gear but with the forecast high winds we wound up using spinning tackle all day long. We fished from 11:30 am til around 7 pm. Salmon fishing continues to be good. We found fish in the same areas as last week. We had more follows from better fish than last time. Mike dropped a dime silver salmon around 20″ when it started going wild near the boat. I managed to land two fish – a lamprey ravaged 16+1/2″er and a clean 17″er. I lost one “octopus” salmon that appeared to have 2 to 3 attached lampreys. I wound up snagging one of the lampreys as my hook pulled out of the fish. They were small lampreys – basically this year’s class. Stickbaits and swimbaits raised the fish.

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