Launched this morning at Houseman Access, where the water temperature was 49.1 degrees F. Rather than try our luck downstream, we trolled up river towards the Hwy 62 bridge. Although we marked the occasional fish, there was no sign of bait, or large fish, in the vicinity. Trolling with a Rapala F-9, black on silver, resulted only in a very nice trip up river in the refreshing fog. Bait fished upstream from the Hwy 62 bridge in various locations from that structure to immediately downstream from the Bertrand launch ramp. Once we had one trout shy of limit in the live well, we caught and released until about 10:30. when we decided to troll back to the ramp at Houseman and call it a day. Trolled a blue on gold spoon and almost immediately limited out with a nice 12 3/4 inch rainbow. Ran into one other guide who indicated that the bite was slow. We had caught somewhere around a dozen fish in the three hours we fished, which reinforced that guide's opinion about the bite. The trout bit on yellow, salmon peach, orange, rainbow and spring green power bait; but did not care too much for red-white & blue or white. As expected, the bite was better early and tended to slow down after 8 AM. Get out early and have a much better chance of catching fish!Generation at 44% of capacity is scheduled for 2 pm. The weather forecast calls for a high temperature of 89 degrees F. under mostly sunny skies with a chance of afternoon thunder showers. The winds are from the WSW at 6 MPH.

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