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Delta Striped Bass Report

by JAMES NETZEL / Tight Lines Guide Service
Fishing Guide James Netzel checked in tonight with an update from the Sacramento Delta. The bite not red hot today but cannot complain about quality. Outgo was far better than the incoming tide. All fish caught on deep divers
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Bows Biting at Chabot

The staff from Lake Chabot checked in today. Fishing stories are made here!! Lilly Ikemoto of San Francisco caught this 6.78 lbs whopper size Rainbow Trout trolling a super duper lure over by Indian Cove here at Lake Chabot!!
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Grant Lake is ready for Opener!

by CHAD WOODS / Sportfishingreport.com
Dan’s Guide Service checked in from Grant Lake this afternoon. Dan said, “I just got back from driving in the dam road grant lake is ready no snow no ice but lots of water it's going to be a
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Shelter Cove salmon opener set for Saturday

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
On Saturday, California’s recreational ocean salmon season will open from Horse Mountain south to the U.S./Mexico border. The area to the north of Horse Mountain, which includes Eureka, Trinidad, and Crescent City, will be sitting on the sidelines this season
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Near 14 pounder today

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
I am thankful that I was able to finally get out on my favorite lake and put my friend on a decent sized Laker today! The water is still chilly at 36 to 38 and there's still ice sheets floating
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Lovely Martha Report

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino called in this afternoon with an update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Today we had a 1/2 day trolling trip. We had 9 anglers catch 2 Halibut (up to 17
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Tahoe Lakers

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Fishing Guide Hans Moxley checked in from Hooked Up Sportfishing at Lake Tahoe. Today we had very good fishing for our group. We caught 6 Lake Trout (LIMITS) for our 3 anglers. The weather was fabulous this morning
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Lake Camanche Fishing Report

by LAKE CAMANCHE STAFF / Camanche Recreation Company
The spring runoff of the Sierra snowpack is keeping EBMUD busy draining down both Lake Camanche and Pardee. Pardee actually rose this week up to 96% with runoff from the last couple of storms while Camanche dropped down to 75%
(More...) (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)

Recreational ocean salmon fishery to open April 1

California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border. The recreational salmon fishery north of Horse Mountain will remain closed for all
(More...) (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)

A Bittersweet End

by CAPT. WILLIAM E. SIMPSON II / My Outdoor Buddy
It was late morning on Thursday March 23rd 2017 when on a remote mountainside in the far northern-most part of California, I met Gemini’s Star, an orphaned filly that had been born into this hard world at dawn that day.
(More...) (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)

Lake Amador Fishing Report

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
Luckily the water clarity remained unaffected by the storms last week, but with the temperature fluctuations from raining and sunny its been good for some and others a little tougher. Reports from fisherman this weekend were
(More...) (Monday, March 27, 2017)

Oroville Dam spillway work to continue, flows go to 0

From Maven's Notebook: This morning, the Department of Water Resources held a press conference about the continuing operations at Oroville Dam and along the Feather River.  Here’s what they had to say. ACTING DWR DIRECTOR BILL CROYLE Bill Croyle began by expressing
(More...) (Monday, March 27, 2017)

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