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It's Friday morning now, a fantastic group of 9 anglers just left Patagonian-BaseCamp for their transfer to the Chaiten airport and I am going over the weekly angling logs the guides wrote up and I am checking the photos of the week. It was just a fantastic week. Beautiful weather, clear rivers, spectacular fishing and just a lot of fun topped-off by a great farewell party last night. The feast included a “to-die-for” lamb meal, and even live music performed by Dave. At the end, guides climbed on the dinner table for a little "board walk action". Fun, fun, fun!
Kim showing off with a beautiful rainbow landed last month while on a Travel Adventures’ escorted trip to Patagonian-BaseCamp, one of our favorite lodges. This day was the “best of my life “for Kim with over 40 trout landed and in hand. We are looking to return with an escorted trip to BaseCamp in January 2015. Let us know if you are interested, 888.874.1400, or www.travela.com.
From Scott Feltrinelli ...
One man can make a difference! A year ago I set out to promote conservation through education on a creek right across the street from my "front porch". The creek is a tributary named Four Mile Creek and is set in a nature preserve owned by the Town Of Webster in New York State. As a NYS licensed and DEC registered fly-fishing guide and an active TU member, I practice and promote catch and release tactics at all times. This small creek is a world-class fishery offering opportunities to catch King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, and Steelhead. I fish this creek over 75 times in any given year and see fish spawning by the hundreds in both spring and fall seasons. Funny thing … the DEC does not stock this creek. These fish are imprinting on their own at crazy rates.
I spent many hours collecting data from my local DEC biologist regarding the natural reproduction of trout on other local tributaries in the area and compiled a data set and final slide presentation for use to present to the Town of Webster (PROSAR GROUP). I also managed to get the NYS-DEC biologists to come to Four Mile Creek and scientifically confirm the natural reproduction of King Salmon and Brown Trout (wild strain) after months of my asking and planning. As a result, fifteen representatives for the PROSAR GROUP with varied backgrounds and diverse interests voted in favor of my proposal to promote a catch and release fishery on our town creek based on new found date confirming wild trout in our waters. I also influenced the towns decision using information available via the New York Dept. of Health explaining the health risks to young children and pregnant women who might be eating these fish (PCB, Mercury levels).
In the end, a few signs placed on the creek, a kiosk posted with educational information and state fishing regulations and a few educational classes on catch and release tactics sponsored by the town and myself have provided a wonderful environment for this world class fishery to thrive. www.ontariofly.com.
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