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Chromers daily!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
This morning justin fished jerad and kevin on the smith river they hooked 5 Stealhead  and landed 4 all fish were wild the largest was 12 pounds justin will be there fishing till march fishing for these hard fighting fish
(More...) (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)

Lake Siskiyou Trout it's what's for dinner

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Lake Siskiyou is the place to go to catch fish release fish and eat fish. Sunday was another fantastic day on the water Conner and I caught fish on everything we put in water check it out and enjoy! Sunday's VIDEO
(More...) (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)

Chasing the Turkey Slams

by JOHN HIGLEY / My Outdoor Buddy
I’ve been writing about turkey hunting since 1971. That’s when the first spring turkey season was held in California.  It was around that time that turkey hunting started to grow in importance throughout the country.  Thanks to game department conservation
(More...) (Monday, January 15, 2018)

Topaz Smallie

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
Angler Doug Busey checked in with an update from Topaz Lake. On Sunday, January 14th Doug caught and released this beautiful 3.6 pound Smallmouth Bass. Doug is a regular contributor to Eastern Sierra Fish Reports. Thank you Doug!
(More...) (Sunday, January 14, 2018)

San Pablo Bay Fish Report

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino called in at 2:26 PM on Saturday with an audio update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.  Today we had a private charter fishing in San Pablo Bay.  We had 3 Sturgeon and
(More...) (Saturday, January 13, 2018)

Easy trout limits on Shasta lake now!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Another day of lights out trout fishing on Shasta Lake!  The morning bite was fast and furious with six lines in the water, which didn't last long.  After hooking one fish after another and no time inbetween, we found ourselves trolling
(More...) (Saturday, January 13, 2018)

Coho Salmon Released in Marin County’s Redwood Creek to Boost Spawning of Endangered Fish

In an effort to boost the population of spawning coho salmon in Marin County’s Redwood Creek, biologists from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the National Park Service (NPS) today released nearly 200 adult coho salmon in
(More...) (Friday, January 12, 2018)

Lake Berryessa Fishing Report

Air temp – 39°-60° Weather – overcast Water temp 52°-54° Water clarity 4-6′ Wind 2-5mph With all the warm weather this winter the fishing has been better then average, to say the least. On Thursday January 4th, I took a trip with fellow RB
(More...) (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Steelhead Capital of the World

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
The famous Klamath River is probably the most overlooked steelhead fishing destination in the Pacific Northwest. It's home to one of the largest populations of steelhead i have found in any river I have fished and believe me folks I get
(More...) (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Identifying Clams in the Delta

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: What type of clams are in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? I see the small blackish ones and sometimes a type of razor clam. I grew up using them for bait, but now I hear that people eat them. Are they
(More...) (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

What a relief to finally see some real winter-type weather in our area. The rain will recharge our watersheds as runoff and big swells scour the beaches into shaper for seasonal surfcasting. Though the rockfish and lingcod season is closed,
(More...) (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Steelhead season showing signs of life

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
That little shot of rain seems to have done the trick. For the first time this season, just about all of the coastal rivers are starting to see winter steelhead show up in decent numbers. From the Chetco to the
(More...) (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

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