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Welcome to Northern California's best source for regional sportfishing information, including the latest fishing conditions, charter boat information, and the regions best sources for bait, tackle, and all your fishing needs.

Shasta lake Fishing Report

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Shasta Lake has seen an unprecedented amount of water so far this winter season and could have easily filled to capacity on one of several water events we have experienced.  Federal water managers have continuously released record flows from Shasta
(More...) (Saturday, February 25, 2017)

CDFW March calendar of events

Various Days — Guided Wetland Tours, By Reservation, Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley (95948). A wildlife naturalist will lead a group, school or organization on a half-mile route through diverse wetlands. General information includes wildlife identification, behavior patterns
(More...) (Friday, February 24, 2017)

Right Hook Sturgeon Report

by JAY LOPES / Right Hook Sportfishing
Fishing guide Jay Lopes checked in with an update from the Right Hook. Today's group ended with 2 slot fish, weather was perfect!! I highly recommend that if you wanna get out in March or April to catch a
(More...) (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Catching Crabs with a Chicken Leg?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: California regulations stipulate that taking crustaceans by “hook and line” is not a legal method of take. So what about a baited line with no hook (e.g. a chicken leg) with a hand line tied to it? As long as
(More...) (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Green water and sunshine on the horizon

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
There’s hope on the horizon for North Coast steelhead anglers. Even though you’ll see off and on rain through the weekend and into Monday, an extended period of sunshine and warmth is expected to arrive early next week. The dry
(More...) (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Endangered fish among the evacuees of Oroville Dam crisis

DAYS BEFORE NEARLY 200,000 people downstream of Lake Oroville were ordered to evacuate because of problems with two spillways at the dam, there were millions of other evacuees – residents of the Feather River Fish Hatchery. Last week, rising water levels at Lake
(More...) (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Sherman Island Sturgeon Report

by CHAD WOODS / Nor Cal Fish Reports
We got a report earlier today. Angler Scott of Tuolumne County got this 58" White Sturgeon near Sherman Island on Sardine. It's a keeper!
(More...) (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Topaz is full!

Good morning!!!! Last week we had 81 fish turned in over two pounds and our biggest fish of was caught by Michelle Schalk of Gardnerville, NV with a 4 pounds 5 ounces and 22 inches long. The picture attached is
(More...) (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Smith River fishing report 2-21-2017

by DAVE JACOBS / Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service
Sacramento River fishing report. With high releases into the Sacramento River at the Feather River and out of Keswick Dam to make room in Lake Oroville and Lake Shasta, fishing has been put on hold for awhile until releases come down.  The
(More...) (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Delta Fishing Report

Launch: Orwood Resort Weather: low pressure building with cloud cover and a chance of rain Water: The tide was going out but the water was still very high, the water temperature was right at 55 degrees. Plan: Fish towards
(More...) (Monday, February 20, 2017)

San Pablo Fishing Report

Lake Conditions Lake Level: 317.0 spilling over Surface Temp between: 52 – 54 degrees Fish Plant: 1,200 lbs of Mt Lassen trout planted Thursday February 16th at the Main Rec. DFW planted 1,000 lbs of trout at the boat launch on Thursday
(More...) (Sunday, February 19, 2017)

Pine Flat Reservoir

Fishing has been tough to say the least at Pine Flat reservoir. Rainy weather and rising water have got the fish scattered. The water temperature is sitting around 52-54 degrees and slightly stained to stained depending on where you are.
(More...) (Sunday, February 19, 2017)

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