I have the next two weeks off...

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  1. plarsen111

    plarsen111 Member

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    I have a camper, canoe, pontoon boat, gas in the Land Cruiser, some extra money and the next two weeks off.

    Where should I go?

    Just got back from the St. Joe...it was good. Any other ideas?

    Thanks!

    Phil
     
  2. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    Well Phil I'm going to montana 5-10th and if I could go for 2 weeks I would!
     
  3. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    Down to California/ southern Oregon!

    Fish the Rogue, N. Umpqua, Klamath, Trinity, Feather etc
     
  4. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    No clue, Phil; I won't fish around here again until September. If I were to go back home, I'd hit some of the higher lakes; a friend told me yesterday that SW Montana has lots of water, so he doesn't anticipate stream closures, but it has been fairly warm back there. It may worth exploring northern Idaho, something else I've never done (I'd probably get along okay with some of the locals since we share the same hair style, or lack thereof.). Have fun!
     
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    East Lake in Oregon is normally very good in August. While other lakes turn off during the summer days, for some reason, East fishes well from dawn to dusk... actually, I've done better up there during the middle of the day then during the morning hours. If I had the time and money, I'd go to East.

    There is plenty of camping available and a lot of lake to explore. Browns, rainbow, brookies, kokanee and maybe a few remaining atlantic salmon live in the lake.
     
  6. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    When I lived and fished in Washington we would get up at O'dark thirty and be on the river at day break. Now that I'm in Montana, I don't get up in the dark and I don't hit the river until about noon. I catch what I want. If I don't catch anything so be it. I'm not disappointed.
     
  7. plarsen111

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    Ha! I wasn't expecting so many different responses! Well...now I really don't know what to do...LOL.

    I have never been up to Glacier. Any good up there this time of year?
     
  8. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    I've never fished glacier- but I do know that the summer steelhead action on skaters/dries is getting hot down here
     
  9. Dennis Thomas

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    If you have a passport, head to Fernie, BC and hit the Elk and its tributaries. Ouch, I really didn't post that, did I? Otherwise, stay home, continue to read this forum and send me the money. :)
     
  10. Dennis Thomas

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    Good scenery and wildlife, but not so good fishing. Now, if you head west about 90 miles and turn north when you get to Libby, then there is some pretty good fishing in that river.
     
  11. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    The Yaak and Kootenai are often at their best this time of year. Have fun.
     
  12. Dennis Thomas

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    The Yaak is pretty thin right now. Probably best to fish the main river unless you know the deeper pools in the Yaak.