Garmin LVS34 Malfunction

A week before I left for Cuba,  I had a day on the lake when thing just go south.   The fishing on the forebay was slow but as the afternoon wore on,  my Panoptix Live view LV34 system started to malfunction around 2:00pm.    For some reason I started to get black triangles on the…

Summer Striper Slow Down

Hoping for a surface action repeat from two days ago,  I timed myself to be on the lake when the wind switched hoping to locate those big schools of Surface Stripers in the glassy water.    I didn’t see any schools today.  I couldn’t “wish them”  up as hard as I tried.    Lots of…

TwoFer – Lake and Forebay

Friday Jan 8, 2022   It’s always my hope when I set out to fish the lake or forebay to have a unique experience.  This morning,  I left the house not that optimistic that the day would be good.  As I pulled up to the Dinosaur Point ramp,  I could see the whitecaps in the bay…

American Independence Day at the Lake

July 4th needs to be celebrated. Each citizen and patriot in there own way needs to rejoice the day that the Declaration of Independence  was adopted and the United States officially became the greatest framework for Freedom, Morality and Justice ever created by man.   I celebrated the 4th of July by fly fishing San Luis…

Big Day at the Racks

Over the years, you learn that you should fish when the fishing is good and you should still fish when the fishing is bad.  This week the fishing has been good at the racks .    Having fished it three times in the last 5 days,  I am especially grateful to the DWR for leaving…

How I Fish the Wind on the Forebay.

  The Wind line has been down for a couple months now.    Its much more of a crapshoot to go down to the forebay when the websites call for marginally high east winds.   Sometimes the wind can be blowing 10-15 mph from the east and the forebay is glass because of the hills blocking…

May starts the Summer Pattern

Saturday May 21, 2021 -The weeds are starting to get thick in the Forebay this month.  I woke up early this morning because I’m still jet lagged from our Paris Trip,  and between the hayfever allergies and the Jet Lag,  I was not  feeling 100 percent. I took a Covid test just to make sure…

Secret Wednesday Fishing Club

Wednesday May 4, 2021 – First Rule of Wednesday Fishing Club is don’t talk about Wednesday Fishing Club.   Its common knowledge to many that Dentists traditionally take Wednesdays off to golf.   If you’ve ever booked a tee time on a Wednesday,  you probably know this already.  Most doctors work a 4 day week and traditionally,…

Henderson Springs April Showers

After last months great trip,  I could wait to go back this last week anticipating some dry fly fishing over those plentiful giant trout that we exercised in March.  Two weeks ago, I passed on fishing Pyramid lake because of mild weather predictions.  Luckily, it was the right decision.  The San Jose Flycasters had there…

April Fools Day on the Forebay

I was foolish today, April 1 2022, to think I could repeat last weeks epic day. The day looked perfect and I tried visualize epic before the day started but the fish just didn’t cooperate today. It wasn’t for lack of finding them either. I made lots of fly changes today without any clear winners.…

Epic Day on the Forebay

Friday  March 25, 2022.- The forebay fished great today.The morning started out challenging. I fished the trench with a small brown and white clouser as I had last week and picked up fish in the trench fishing 15 feet of water.  The fish are starting to exhibit spawning behavior in the 62 degree water. The…

The Forebay is Starting to Pick Up

Friday March 18, 2022 -This years Striper fishing in the forebay has gotten off to a very soft start.  I haven’t been fishing it much because reports have been slow to fair and few attempts Ive made this year have been really tough.   It’s so different than last year.   But today I felt like the…