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January Photos

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Silver Lake, WA - January 22
Bob Judkins, Russ Miyada and Tom Nelson headed for Silver Lake to cure a case of cabin fever.  Here are a few pictures of the trip to show that fishing can be good even if it is January.
 
Photos courtesy of Russ Miyada
 

We caulght over 30 crappie that were over 9" long
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with many in the 10" range

Willamette River - January 26
Bob Judkins, Russ Miyada and Tom Nelson headed for the Willamette River in an attempt to fullfill Bob's goal of catching a smallmouth bass in each month of the year. Catch bass in January?  As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. 
 
Photos courtesy of Russ Miyada

About 1/2hr later Russ caught this 20 1/8" monster
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and set the mark for the rest of us to try and top

We caught a lot of yellow perch but Bob
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caught this really nice one

Russ had big crappie of the day
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with this 11 1/2" black crppie

After about 4 1/2 hrs and one small hit Bob
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caught this fat 16 1/2" smallie

For all the folks that say you can't catch bass in January, see Tom's bass below.
 
 
 
 
OK, you were partly right.