OREGON HOUSE – Collins Lake in Yuba County lived up to its reputation as one of Northern California’s top big trout producers when the 205 trout anglers who fished in the third event in the 2021 NorCal Trout Angler’s Challenge (NTAC) series on Saturday, April 24 experienced superb rainbow action.
They set a record for the number of anglers bringing fish to the scales during any event in the NTAC’s 8-year history, reported Vince Harris, president of Angler’s Press Outdoors, the organization that created the NTAC series.
At the day’s end, Mike Miller came out on top in the adult division on the strength of a 6.40-pound Mt. Lassen rainbow, earning him his first NTAC victory, said Harris.
“In addition, a record number of kids (50) – abandoned their cellphones for the day to enjoy a day at the lake with their families,” Harris quipped. “12-year-old Joey Hill Jr. showed everyone why his nickname ‘Mr. Collins…