Now come summer signs, such as Michael Knudtson of Villa Park catching a 24-pound Chinook salmon Sunday while fishing on the Massive Confusion.
Capt. Bob Poteshman texted they were fishing by the wreck off Montrose with a white Hot Spot Flasher and green Krinkle Howie fly down 51 feet. Poteshman texted that the adipose fin was clipped, which indicates a stocked king.
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