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Bass Fishing Basics, Part IV – Bait & Tackle, cont.

by GARY HEFFLEY / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
(This is the last of Gary Heffley's 4 part series on Bass Fishing Basics. You can catch Part 1, Bass Basics, Part II- Bass Species, and Part III- Bass Bait & Tackle, by clicking on the links) Plastic Lures for Bass It
(More...) (Thursday, May 24, 2018)

Striped bass

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Bass are showing up in the bay,  for 17 anglers we caught 33 striped bass, 18 halibut and 1 White Sea bass. We have lots of room tomorrow, give us a call at 510-223-5388 if you want to get in
(More...) (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Limits again
(More...) (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)


by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
 LIMITS BABY!! Today we had a private charter and had another great day on the bay!!  Final fish count 16 limits(32) of bass to 9lbs and 6 halibut to 15lbs!!! We have light loads TOMORROW, FRIDAY AND MONDAY for a 1/2 day
(More...) (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

Spring Tactics for Fishing Shasta Lake Trout and Salmon

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
The 2018 spring fishing season is in full swing on Shasta Lake near Redding, Ca. and we're just weeks away from seeing some of the very best trout and King salmon fishing Shasta Lake has to offer all year.  When
(More...) (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

CDFW to Hold Public Outreach Meeting on Grizzly Island, Yolo Bypass Wildlife Areas

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an outreach meeting on Wednesday, June 6 in Davis regarding Bay Delta Region Type A wildlife areas. CDFW will take comments and recommendations and provide updates on habitat conditions, availability
(More...) (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)

Glory Hole Fishing Report

New Melones Lake level has dropped 5.50 ft. the last two weeks, currently at 1052.10 ft. and 35.90 ft. from full. With the large water releases, snow melt from the Sierras cannot keep up with current demands. Water temperature across
(More...) (Monday, May 21, 2018)

Big numbers on wild rainbows!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
I tell you something !fishing is outstanding from redding to cottonwood  today we fishlots of different  wayer hitting all my favorite nooks and crannys drifting roe early morning and crickets from 11am on has been working best  water is perfect
(More...) (Sunday, May 20, 2018)

Bass bite in central bay

by CHAD AHO / Bay Charter Boats
2 anglers fishing treasure island and Berkeley flats had limit of striped bass to 7 lb and a limit for the crew and 2 halibut to 7 lb released 20 legal bass shaking 25 short bass and halibut. We have room
(More...) (Sunday, May 20, 2018)

Farallon Island Trips

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
Nice enough in the lee of the island... overall tough conditions on our #OceanicSociety trips this weekend though... just a little taste of Pacific Ocean. 🌬💨🌊. 😎 Limits of Whales both days though, half a million nesting birds - upwelling,
(More...) (Sunday, May 20, 2018)

Ripping Trout Lips

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Lake Siskiyou continues to be the hot spot for Trout. Yesterday we put the boat on water as the sun was rising (check the pics) and once we got the gear water it was Trout on. Trolling a mix of
(More...) (Sunday, May 20, 2018)

Today in the Bay

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Evening TigerFishermen, Conditions changed overnight making for strong winds in the Bay. Our charter fished hard landing 7 striped bass up to 7 pounds and 6 halibut up to 14 pounds. We are full for Sunday’s Rockfishing trip. Plenty of
(More...) (Saturday, May 19, 2018)

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