Date: Mon, 03 Jun 96 13:42:48 EDT Fishing Tales Etc.

What's Your Pleasure?

The Top Ten Favorite Fishing Holes from FF@
David Burnside, dodging the winter cabin fever/shack nasties outbreak asked (and answered) the question, What are your favorite top ten fishing spots?
Index.... We identified 168 fishing locations:
  • 147 got mentioned once,
  • 16 twice,
  • 1 three times,
  • 1 four times and
  • 3 spots by five list members.

We identified spots in Cuba, the US, South Africa, the Bahamas and New Zeeland;

The Real Answers (Joe McClain)

Personal Favorites (One Mention:)
David Burnside Farmington River TMA, CT.
Housatonic River TMA, CT.
Mouth of the Connecticut River.
Mouth of the Thames River, CT.
Quonocontaug Pond, Rhode Island
Napatree Point and Watch Hill, Rhode Island.
Jordan Cove, CT.
Olympic Peninsula, Washington State.
Eleuthra, Bahamas.
Cape Cod and the Islands, Mass.
Jerry Cobb the Great Smoky Mountain NP
SEAN MARTENS Kosi Bay. (Northern Natal coast)
Vaal River.
Elands river. (Eastern Transvaal)
Mangroves in Durban bay.
Mooi River. (Rosseta Natal Midlands)
Kamberg Nature reserve.
Umgeni river mouth. (Durban)
Machadodorp Dam
Krugersdorp centenery Dam. (Gauteng)
Chris Dunham The Greenstone NZ South island.
Little Wanganui River. NZ South Island.
"The Creek " off the Rangitata, NZ
Great Moss Swamp, Otago NZ
Coal Creek Central Otago NZ.
The Mataura NZ.
Joe`s Creek Durango area..
Oreti NZ South Is
The Shag. NZ South Is .
John Carter Lake Isabella, BWCA, NE Minnesota
Gribben Creek, SE Minnesota.
S. Santiam River, way upstream, Oregon
S. Branch of Whitewater River, SE Minnesota.
Big Creek, Idaho.
Rush River, Western Wisconsin.
Trout Lake, YNP.
Frank Cada South Fork, Flathead River MT
Miracle Mile, North Platte Wyo
Delaney Buttes Lakes CO
Flathead River near Coarm MT
Dwyne R Patrick South Branch of the Paint River UP Michigan < Youghiogheny River Maryland
Dowagic Creek, Lower Pen Michigan
Savage River Maryland
North Branch of the Potomac Md/WV
North Branch of the South Fork, Potomac, WV
gerry cox Guantanamo River, Cuba
Upper Dean, B.C.
Queets, Olympic Penn.
Dungeness River.
Gibbon in Yellowstone.
Madison Canyon. before the earthquake.
Salmon River
Katy Gottschalk's pond, Ithaca, NY:
Greg Keith North Umpqua, Oregon
St Vrain's, Colorado
Willewomoc, New York
Gary Misch Mossy Creek, Virginia.
Rapidan River, Virginia.
Paul M. Antolosky No Name brookie strea,...PA
Penns Creek...PA
Chuck Clark Goose Creek, Alaska.
Tangle Lakes, Alaska.
Lake Panasofkee, Florida.
Connetquot River, New York
Montauk, New York.
Bull Pond, West Point, New York
Weyants Pond, West Point, New York
Just about any water that I can cast a fly into
Preston Larimer Rock Run, Sullivan County, PA
Big Fishing Creek, Columbia Counyy, PA.
Crystal Lake, Hughesville, PA
The Rio Grande near Creede Colo.
Flat Creek, Jackson Hole Wyo
Kennebago River, Maine
North fork of the White in Mo.
The Loyalsock in PA,
a little steelhead stream in PA,
The PM in Mich,
Denis UnderwoodArkansas River, Colorado
Crooked River, Oregon
Taylor River Colorado
Mill Creek, Wisconsin
Timber Coulee, Wisconsin
Black Earth Creek, Wisc.
Mt. Vernon Creek, Wisconsin
Bill Schudlich Firehole River, Yellowstone.
Rio Costilla, Valle Vidal, NM.
Gallatin River, Yellowstone.
Mike Tucker Sheep & George Creeks, N Fork Cache la Poudre
North Fork of the Cache la Poudre
The Laramie River
Delaney Buttes Reservoirs (the n & e lakes)
The Alagnak in Alaska
6 Mile Gap on the North Platte & French Creek
The Encampment
The Cache la Poudre River
Various Farm Ponds on my famiy's land in Texas
Dick Spurr Dolores River - Colorado
Rangeley Lakes - Maine
Hyalite Creek - Montana
Connecticut Lakes - New Hampshire
Big Hole River - Montana
New River Wyoming
Green River - Wyoming
Gibraltar River - Alaska
The Gunnison River in Colorado
George O. Jacox Pleasant Lake, Lakeville, Indiana-
Big Lost River, Mackay, Idaho
Big Wood River, south of Sun Valley, Idaho
Portneuf River, near Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Middle Fork of the Boise River, Idaho
Big Creek, Idaho
small spring creeks Hagerman Valley, Idaho-
Silver Creek near Carey,
S Fork of the Boise River Mountain Home, Idaho
Clyde W. Watson Trout Pond, Little Squaw Twp. Maine
Grace Pond, Maine
Spencer Pond, Maine
Great Moose Pond, Maine
The Roach Ponds, Maine
The Horseshoe Ponds, Maine
Saboomic Dam Maine
Name not attachedRed River in Arkansas
Donald Yelton Darbonne Lake, Louisiana
Lake Lure, NC.
Darbonne Bayou, LA
Nantahala River, NC.
Unnamed pond at Camp CH-YO-CA, La
Ocanoluftee River, NC.
Davidson River, NC.
South Mill River, NC.
Abrams Creek, Tn. The Smokies.
Gary Godden Rock Creek, MT.
Colorado River (Middle Park), CO
Frying Pan River, CO.
Bill SchudlichUpper Manistee, Crawford Co, MI.
Greg KeithWhite River, Arkansas

Shared Secrets (Two Mentions)
Slough Creek, YNP Gary Godden & John Carte
So. Platte River, CO Gary Godden & Frank Ca
Iron River, UP of MI. Bill Schudlich & Dwyne
Henry's Lake Outlet, ID Bill Schudlich & George J
Bighorn River, MT. Gary Godden & Dick Spur
Au Sable river, Grayling MI. Bill Schudlich & Dwyne Pat
Crane Creek, Missouri Dwyne Patrick & Preston Lar
Falling Spring Branch, Penn Dwyne Patrick & Gary Misch Letort, Pennsylvania Greg Keith & gerry cox Yellow Breeches, Pennsylvania Greg Keith & Gary Misch
the Kenai River in Alaska Chuck Clark & Frank Cada the Lamar in Yellowstone Preston Larimer & John Carte
a couple of beaver ponds CO Preston Larimer & Denis Underw
Mill Creek, Missouri. Preston Larimer & Denis
Gallatin River - Montana Denis Underwood & Dick Sp
Roaring Fork River - Colorado Mike Tucker & Dick Spurr

Public Knowledge (Three and Four Mentions)Green River, UTGary Godden, Frank Cada & Dick Spur
Yellowstone River, YNP Gary Godden, Frank Cada, John Carter &

The Places to Find a List Member (Five Menti
Madison River, MT. Gary Godden
Frank Cada
Bill Schudlich
Greg Keith
Paul M
San Juan River, NM. Gary Godden
Bill Schudlich
Greg Keith
Preston Larimer
Henry's Fork, ID. Bill Schudlich
gerry ox
Greg Keith
Paul M. Antolosky