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Rockfish at the Islands

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
We had great fishing today for our 23 person charter. Our crew landed 31 lingcod and full limits of rockfish. Also had great weather offshore.  To join us on our next fishing trip, give us a call at 510-223-5388
(More...) (Saturday, September 23, 2017)

Evolution Of Wild Horses And Cattle And The Effect On Range Damage

by CAPT. WILLIAM E. SIMPSON II / My Outdoor Buddy
Most people, even some so-called 'scientists', who enter into the debate on the causes of the degradation of range-land and riparian areas have some gaps in their understandings as to the evolutionary origins and differences between wild horses and cattle
(More...) (Saturday, September 23, 2017)

CDFW Offering Free Tundra Swan Tours

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will offer free swan tours near Marysville on Saturdays beginning in November and extending through mid-January. Co-hosted by local rice farmers, the naturalist-led tours will focus on tundra swans in one of the
(More...) (Saturday, September 23, 2017)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

After seeing some tuna caught recently, we had high hopes for this week’s report to include big albacore scores. Alas, the few boats that made it out to the tuna grounds did not find any albacore this week. The warm
(More...) (Friday, September 22, 2017)

Fresh Kings still coming up the Sac!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished the Sacramento River for King salmon.  My crew of two hooked and landed four kings and a hatchery steelhead.  All fish were caught on drifted eggs.  There are plenty of King salmon in the system and I
(More...) (Friday, September 22, 2017)

Lake Camanche Fishing Report

by LAKE CAMANCHE STAFF / Camanche Recreation Company
The weather forecast looks like it’s heading to cooler days and nights perfect for fishing! The elevation at Lake Camanche was approximately 225.84′ as of this report and posting it at 83% of capacity on the CDEC website. Camanche’s releases
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Mac trip with limits by 11 am, then got 4 kokanee and lost 3.
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

How to Apply to Become a Warden Cadet?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: I spoke to a lieutenant in 2015 at Sacramento Police Department’s “Links to Law Enforcement” job fair. I kept his business card with the informational pamphlet since I am still very interested in a career with the California Department of
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Striped Bass

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
The bay is very much alive with bait and fish. The steady Striped Bass fishing continues.
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Freshwater regulation changes coming in 2018

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
On September 1, The California Fish and Game Commission released to the public a list of proposed freshwater regulation changes for 2018. The changes coming down the pipeline are fairly significant, and could impact several angling user groups on the
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Convict Lake Resort Fish Report 9/20/17

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Hello Chad,     I apologize for the late report. It has been a very busy week here! We have stocked the lake multiple times this month which has made for some epic fishing! It is currently in the mid 60's here
(More...) (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)

Wow mongo trout!!!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
This morning i fished repeat clients for a spectacular  fishing trip on lake Shasta  we hooked over 35 fish and landing 28 big bows also releasing  about 15 spotted bass all arebig fish were in the 100 foot depth please
(More...) (Tuesday, September 19, 2017)

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