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They bit

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
Today’s  trip to the islands was incredible. We finished the day with 20 limits of Rockfish and eight Lingcod  for our private charter.  Our next available trip will be coastal rockfish on Sunday the 19th 
(More...) (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Over a fish a rod.

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
8/17/18 today was another day of big fish!! With the bigger fish landing them can be more of a challenge. Today our 8 anglers ended the trip with 11 salmon to 22lbs and had many missed opportunities. Another fun day
(More...) (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Mack's lure kokanee cha cha behind Mack's lure and Gvf lures slingblades were the recipe today, with God's help, of course.  #gvflures #mackslure #arcticfoxtrollingflies #lowrance #scotty #maxima #humminbird
(More...) (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Can You Identify This Shrimp?

by CDFW
Question: In May of 2016, this shrimp drifted by our boat at night while we were fishing for squid on the south side of Catalina Island. I have been unable to identify it. Can you tell me what it is? (Kenny) Answer: This
(More...) (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Plenty of Room onRockfish/Lingcod Trips Mid-Week!

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
  The New Huck Finn had an open-load trip today and our 24 anglers caught limits of rockfish and 41 lingcod to 16 lbs. We are full this weekend and have plenty of room on our open-load rockfish/lingcod trips mid-week next
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Middle of the day bite!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Today we got a few small fish in the morning  and then we moved to the middle if the lake  between digger bay and the dam it  finnally kicked in at around 1130am to 2pm 100 feet shad pattern lures
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

7 limits before lunch

by CHRISTIAN CAVANAUGH
Today we ended up with 14 salmon (limits) up to 18lbs. Awesome action this morning and flat calm weather. We’re full for August so it’s time to start thinking about September!   415 717 8225   bigcscharters.com 
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Sur lingcod! Check it out!

by CAROL JONES / Kahuna Sportfishing
We went down the coast today with good weather and ended up with limits of both rockfish and lingcod.  Down the coast fishing is heating up with fall weather coming up.  Regular Steve Wilson came up with double lingcod, a
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

TigerFish Salmon

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Afternoon TigerFishermen, Our morning started off great as we kicked the skunk off setting the gear in. Then we lost the next fish and shook off an undersized. The bite quickly died. We left the area in search of another
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Back to LIMITS !!

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
Slowing down right ? But wait... not so fast...            LIMITS TODAY BABY !!! 24 Salmon for our private 12 man charter. Almost all nice chunky carbon copy 5-7lb fish with a few larger ones up to 15lb.
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Water4fish.org Volunteers are Needed to Help Recover Our Salmon!

by DICK POOL / Water4Fish
On August 21st the State Water Quality Control Board will hold a very important public hearing to receive comments on their draft proposal to increase the flows in the San Joaquin River for the benefit of salmon other species. We need volunteers
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Boats leave the halibut biting

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
It’s almost a blessing that the Pacific halibut fishery will be closed for the next two weeks. If allowed to stay open, there’s a real good chance the quota would’ve been gobbled up fairly quickly. The halibut have been on
(More...) (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

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