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Here’s How the Largest Dam Removal Project in the U.S. Would Work

No one is popping the champagne corks just yet, but the process to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River just took a big step forward. On June 28, the Klamath River Renewal Corporation released the Definite Plan for
(More...) (Friday, July 20, 2018)

Kings on fire limits

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Wow wow they ate here were catching limits daily now these fish ate fresh and big from Sacramento  to redbluff there is some large groups of fish  are here the opener upper part of the river is going to be
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)


by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
35 LIMITS !!! 70 Salmon... limits for customers and crew today !! Most fish in the 4-6lb range but plenty of larger ones up to 16lb. Weekday spots still available for next week !!      DON’T MISS THE BOAT !!!  
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

Great group awesome fishing

We had a great group charter the boat today. They landed early limits of the best grade salmon we’ve seen all year. We ended up with 4 limits to 22lbs.    We’re now taking reservations for August (415) 717-8225 bigcscharters.com   
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

21 limits by 11:45am!!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
7/19/18 LIMITS!!! Today we had a private charter and they caught 21 limits(42) of salmon to 15lbs by 11:45am!!! We still have room TOMORROW and next week we have room Monday through Friday.  Make your reservation on our website at www.lovelymartha.com Or call
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

There’s a Bat in my House!

Question: Late one night recently, a bat flew into my house through an open window! I was sitting at the table and it flew right at me with its huge webbed wings. I swear it looked like it was in full
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

Shelter Cove, Fort Bragg boats whack the tuna

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The warm tuna water came within reach of the two ports to our south – Shelter Cove and Fort Bragg – and anglers jumped at the chance to put the season’s first albies on board. Captain Jake Mitchell of Sea
(More...) (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

Beautiful Weather and a Steady Bite!

by JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
  The Sea Wolf fished the Farallon Islands today in beautiful weather and a steady bite provided us with nice sacks of fish.  We finished our day with 290 rockfish and 58 lingcod to 25 pounds for our 29 anglers.  We’ve
(More...) (Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

Wait for the salmon bites on Trinity Lake.

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished Trinity Lake and were focused on hooking some King salmon.  You have to work for them in Trinity this time of the year, but if you are patient, sometimes you'll head back to the dock with a few
(More...) (Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

Shasta Lake Trout on the feed

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
7/17/18 - It may be hot outside but Shasta Lake Trout are on the bite. The Trout have been between 2 and 8 pounds, but the are some real hogs out there. These Trout are just full of shad and getting fatter
(More...) (Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

Another “True Potluck” Trip Today!

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Another “true potluck” trip today for my 14 man charter. We caught more blacks, blues, browns, coppers, gophers, lings, halibut, and stripe bass. Fair to say we brought in everything but the kitchen sink for the second day in a
(More...) (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

We Had Crazy Strong Currents!

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
What a difference a day makes today out at the Farallon Islands - we had crazy strong currents making it very difficult to fish.  We did have whales all around boat and we ended the day with 185 rockfish and
(More...) (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

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