The kokanee salmon are running strong as they make their way upstream in Bucks Creek. Hundreds of kokanee, a landlocked sockeye, can be seen swimming up the shallow creek from Bucks Lake on their way to spawn Oct. 12. Photos by Laura Beaton
“If all politicians fished instead of spoke publicly, we would be at peacewith the world.”
The fall colors have come on like gangbusters.Not that the fish notice, but I think the fishing is that much more enjoyable with all of the color and the crisp fall air.
The problem this fall is that along with the crisp air and beautiful color, fall seems to have brought the north winds in abundance.Despite taking a week off that was supposed to include lots of fishing, I — along with a lot of other anglers — was kept off the water by the winds.