When you are fishing and the general rumor floating upstream is, “In So & So hole, they are catching 5 salmon every 5 minutes” and you let curiosity get the better of you, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself toying with a situation that looks a lot like temporary fishing insanity.
Especially on Memorial Day Weekend.
I gave it precisely 3 casts. The first cast caught me a big burly guy who smiled all 4 of his teeth at me when I surgically amputated my line off his. The second cast made it through the spider web with flying colors (and a thank you to the fishing gawds) and the third cast caught me 1 salmon and at least five other lines. That was all the fun and insanity I could take =)
The places I fished this last weekend were crowded, but nothing like the insanity I participated briefly in shown above. As much as I bemoan the combat fishing, there is something to be said about a large group of people hanging out fishing together. Dare I say, (believe it or not) the communities that form on the riverbanks are both interesting and entertaining. In other words, I had another great weekend……….