I want to wish everybody a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year. 

The wind has been a problem down here for the past few month's. Lucky if you can get on the ocean 1 day a week. The new boat came in & they built it wrong, so we did not accept it. We should have a new boat in January. I made my annual journey up north in November to do my favorite kind of fishing , winter Steelheading. Spent a week w/my good friend Lucky Chucky ( www.luckychuckyflies.com ). The weather was warm except for the 2nd to last day when we were hit w/lake effect snow storm. At one point during the late morning on friday it was hard to see accross the river it was snowing so hard. I like when the weather get's like that as I think the fish turn on. I got my biggest fish of the trip during the snow. We even got into f Brown Trout every day, which is a not that i've seen this. Most fish were caught on Sucker Spawn ( Thank's Andy ) & Chucky's Rainbow Bead Egg fly's.

 The winter resident fish have shown up. River's have plenty of Sm. Jack's , Lady's , & even Popano have started to show. Dock light Snooking has been pretty good. Find the bridge that has Mullet & you'll find some nice size Snook. We've made a few trip's running the beach & the usual area's are holding plenty of Spanish Mackrel. Next month we should start to see the winter run of King's , Jack's & Spinner Shark's.