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By Brad Trumbo
The Times 

Palouse Outdoors: Fishing the Trestle

 

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Smallmouth bass like this, and some far bigger, were a common catch on the rivers back home.

"So, you wrote a book on bird hunting? You should write one on fishing", Scott said.

"That's a strong possibility, considering I have twenty years' more fishing stories over bird hunting in the bank," I replied. "Lately, I've been thinking of the days when we fished below the train trestle where the creek spilled into North River."

Scott is one of my long-time fishing buddies from Virginia. Hunting just never resonated with him the way fishing did, and I could hear him light up at the mention of our childhood days spent on our best local bass waters.

North River is a tributary to the South...



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