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Fall Cutthroat Trout

by Jeffry Gottfried
(Portland,Oregon )

Last Saturday, Educational Recreational Adventures took fathers and kids tenkara fishing on the Nehalem River near the Oregon Coast. Everyone was new to tenkara fishing. A 10 year old girl caught the first, the largest (13") and the most (5) cutthroats of the trip.

All of the fish were resident cutthroats, as opposed to the sea-run variety which tend to be a bit larger. In 2 weeks, 4 ERA guides will be taking 10 kids and a teacher tenkara fishing on the Nehalem.

A second group of ERA anglers fishing the Trask River did manage to catch sea-run cutthroat, five of which were over 12," including on that was 18".

Jeffry Gottfried
Executive Director/Lead Guide
Educational Recreational Adventures

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Oct 03, 2012
Good work
by: tnitz

I've followed your accomplishments over the years, and this one is one of the best. Excellent work!

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