The action for trout continued to be fair for boaters in the Willow Beach area over the weekend. NDOW creel census clerks saw a 19-pound striper that was caught in the area over the weekend by a boater.
Sally Brooms of Searchlight Boat and RV Storage said a pair of boaters had excellent luck for small stripers on Saturday night north of Cottonwood Cove. They caught approximately 70 stripers with anchovies, including five that were more than 20 inches in length. Most of the fish ranged 15-16 inches