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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #120 on: June 04, 2023, 08:04:01 PM »
Reason I questioned earlier the last date of counting springs was cuz I was thinking 1 June was it. That being the case, we got ripped off of our alloted quota long before this overharvest shutdown.

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #121 on: June 04, 2023, 08:10:30 PM »
Reason I questioned earlier the last date of counting springs was cuz I was thinking 1 June was it. That being the case, we got ripped off of our alloted quota long before this overharvest shutdown.

You just got the quota counts. Snake river opened the 3 of May and closed the 12th. for the recreational sportsman. 2 days at goose and 2 days at ice harbor. for a single fish per day. But during the closed days the natives are fishing and they don't have to abide about the adipose fin requirements. and they can keep more than one.

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #122 on: June 06, 2023, 10:57:57 AM »
Reason I questioned earlier the last date of counting springs was cuz I was thinking 1 June was it. That being the case, we got ripped off of our alloted quota long before this overharvest shutdown.

Sportsman got completely screwed this year again. Commercial and natives came out really well as usual. Depending on where you fish springers you should be pretty upset at those in charge.

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #123 on: June 07, 2023, 02:24:08 PM »
 :yeah:

Fact! Follow the $$$
They are opening it back up June 16 along with sockeye a bonus. For how long toss a coin
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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #124 on: June 07, 2023, 03:32:04 PM »
Reason I questioned earlier the last date of counting springs was cuz I was thinking 1 June was it. That being the case, we got ripped off of our alloted quota long before this overharvest shutdown.

You just got the quota counts. Snake river opened the 3 of May and closed the 12th. for the recreational sportsman. 2 days at goose and 2 days at ice harbor. for a single fish per day. But during the closed days the natives are fishing and they don't have to abide about the adipose fin requirements. and they can keep more than one.
Natives can do anything they want, anywhere they want, and anytime they want.  WDFW wont touch them at all.  Sad deal. You pay for it all, and they get all the spoils with no rules or quotas and they don't pay a dime. If you don't like it you can take them to court and you will always loose and your tax money is paying all of the natives court and attorney fees.  Plus you pay for all of their private government boat launches and cleaning stations and you aren't allowed to set foot on or near them.  Take your money elsewhere.
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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #125 on: June 07, 2023, 03:37:22 PM »
And they get casino $$$$$$

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #126 on: June 15, 2023, 08:31:17 AM »
We had a rough start to springer fishing in late Feb and through March on the lower river. Put about 10 in the boat in April. Looking forward to the opener for summer kings. Anybody else gonna chase summer kings?

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #127 on: June 15, 2023, 01:43:35 PM »
You betcha, but offshore!

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #128 on: June 15, 2023, 02:25:04 PM »
The normal season in Feb and March isn't worth my time.  Maybe the last few days.  I got out once when it reopened and went 1/3.  Hopefully I'll have time to go get some summer fish. 

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #129 on: June 15, 2023, 06:39:46 PM »
Gonna try to get after them next week. I need the drug. The tug drug that is :chuckle:  :tup:
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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #130 on: June 15, 2023, 06:59:25 PM »
We were going to hit it in the morning, but will probably wait until Saturday or Sunday.

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #131 on: June 15, 2023, 08:52:49 PM »
I was supposed to fish this weekend but things backed up through the week and I have to miss out now. Painful! Good luck out there!

Any river condition reports? High/low water? Current all day, tide reversing flow?
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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #132 on: June 21, 2023, 07:05:32 PM »
Managed to make it out today for summer chinook, good day on the water! 10 takedowns, 4 hookups, 2 landed, several more drivebys/tailslaps. Sardine wrapped plugs in approx 20fow. One takedown trolling 360's/spinners after the lowtide. Likely my only day out there until late August. Fish are swimming! Tight lines!
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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #133 on: June 21, 2023, 07:11:30 PM »
Nice, hitting the river tomorrow for the first time since late March, hope for similar results but will be happy just to see a rod fold over, its been a while.

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Re: Springers 2023
« Reply #134 on: June 21, 2023, 08:47:55 PM »
Nicely done Mfowl 👍

Spent seven hours on the river today me and two buddies.  we trolled a little bit anchored to. Nothing marked a few fish. didnít see any net fly or bells rung from the beach. Hopefully next week Iíll get back out.
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