Down at Hammer Creek, Emily Garringer’s group of gal pals had a great time on the river! Mellisa Pittman landed a 32.5″ Hatchery fish.
Upriver at Spring Bar, Pay Spaulding’s ladies got into some fish. Pat herself, landed a 25″ hatchery. Kelcie Fitch and Staci Johnson both reeled in wild fish. Amie Campbell caught a 27 incher. Alyssa Skaar joined in catching 25.5″ keeper.
Things sure got exciting on Saturday!
Gina White’s group down at Hammer Creek with Rob and Malachi had Jennifer Miller landing a wild one.
Amber Jones with Rusty and Colt down at Hammer Creek as well, they landed one but big fish first thing! Joni Poinelli with a 33″ hatchery! Nice Job girl!
Moving up to Spring Bar we had 3 boats and a lot of fish, and big fish. Cat Walker’s group with Jake and Justin had Trudy Pink landing a 22.25″ keeper!
Kathy Wester’s group, Jim Beam’s Tits & Tackle group, may have only caught one steelhead but it was just the one!! Lisa Owen landed a monster hatchery, 37.5 inches! Which put her right at the top of the leader board for 1st Place Biggest Fish.
Also out on the river was Annette Gilmore’s Group, Reel Knotty Gills/TL Concrete Team! They sure mixed up the leaderboard for Most Fish! The boat in all landed 14 steelhead, with a few of them catching more than one. Mary Jo Farrish landed a 27″ hatchery. Tavia Thompson (2022 WWB Most Fish Placeholder!) caught 3, 1 wild and 2 hatchery fish, 27 & 29 inchers! Stacey Farrow landed 2 fish, a hatchery at 21.5″ and a wild one. Madi Smith (a newbie!) Reeling in 3 fish as well, 2 wild ones and a 27″ hatchery. Lisa Black caught 2 hatchery fish, 29.25″ and 29″. Stacie Grimmett landed 3 fish, that were all wild ones. Way to get into the fish ladies!!
Sunday Funday had a pretty good ’bout of fish as well! Christa Braun with Tina Ruffing’s group landed a 26.75″ hatchery with Brian and Andrew. Another boat of Tina Ruffing’s group were up at Vinegar with Sam and Justin. Kyrstan Jensen reeling in 2 wild fish. Hailey Keen caught a big 28.5 incher! Cacia Cannon also reeled in a wild fish.
Hollie Brown’s boat with Rusty and Colt decided they wanted to catch a sturgeon and they did just that! Landing an 8 footer! Check out the video below too!
Over on the Blevins Agency boat, Debbie Swift wasn’t going to mess around and she caught 4 steelhead, 3 hatchery fish and a wild one! This puts her at 1st Place Most Fish! Sharon Walker also landed a 29.5″ hatchery fish! Had some other gals on the boat also catch fish but they weren’t fishing towards the tournament. Our very own RA Crew, Tina caught a a wild fish. Carolyn with a 30.5″ hatchery and Debbie with a wild fish. Becky also caught 3 steelhead!
Well, finally had enough ice melt out and we were able to get everyone out at Spring and Vinegar today and had a fishy Monday too. Kaitlyn Kyro’s crew with Rusty and Colt landed 5 steelhead. Becky Stratton with a 24 incher. Annaka Wogan reeled in a wild one! Pam Wells caught 2 hatchery fish. Chelsea Fisher also landed a wild one.
Carrie Bennett’s Pole Dancers were upriver with Sam and Justin. They put 3 steelhead on the boat! Carrie herself landed a 29″ keeper. Traci Galemore reeled in a wild one. Darci Jennings caught a 27.5″ keeper.
Over on Jonna Duvall-Williams boat. They caught 3 steelhead with Rich and Paul. Jonna, also winner from last year, caught a 35.5″ hatchery putting her into 2nd Place Most Fish! Maria Wagenmann reeled in a wild one. Lannea Pyle with a 28 incher!
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Fish Dance – March 18th @ Seven Devils around 7-ish pm!
1st Place: Lisa Owen- 37.5″ Hatchery Steelhead
2nd Place: Jonna Duvall-Williams – 35.5″ Hatchery Steelhead
3rd Place: Denyse Foster – 34.00″ Hatchery Steelhead
4th Place: Jessica Johns – 33.25″ Hatchery Steelhead
1st Place: Deb Swift ~ 4 Fish – 85 Hatchery Inches.
2nd Place: Tavia Thompson ~ 3 Fish – 56 Hatchery Inches.
3rd Place: Madi Smith ~ 3 Fish – 27 Hatchery Inches.
4th Place: Stacie Grimmett ~ 3 Fish – 0 Hatchery Inches.
Note: Idaho Fish and Game will not permit Wild Fish to be measured. For this reason, only Hatchery fish will be included in determining total inches and Biggest Fish.