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Weather change on Shasta once again.

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Well, the past several days of spring like weather was nice, but we're headed back into a fowel weather pattern once again.  It looks like we'll see a few breaks here and there, but the forecast is cloudy and a
(More...) (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

Kokanee Limit

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Cool client at Bullards today. He fly fished the first 3 hours, then we spent an hour to get him his 10 kokanee limit. Fun day!! Mack’s Lure kokanee cha chas were the ticket today.
(More...) (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

9 Anglers Out in Half Moon Bay Today

by TOM MATTUSCH / Huli Cat Sportfishing
The Huli Cat out of Half Moon Bay went out on a Sanddab and Dungeness Crab combo off of Pillar Point.  We finished the day with 344 sand dabs, 1 Petrale sole, 3 Red Rock Crab and limits of crab
(More...) (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)


by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
All signs point to an EPIC SALMON SEASON !! Ocean abundance forecast is through the roof... book your spots now! DON’T MISS THE BOAT !!! https://saltylady.fishingreservations.net/sales/
(More...) (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

Still going crazy!!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
I think every year in March when we get this high water it really turns on .Reason these fish are only in certain slots  of the river .Today I notice that fish are moving out in different spots if the
(More...) (Monday, March 18, 2019)

Truckee Clarity is Really Good

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Nice warmish weather on the Truckee River. Still very cold at night, but warm afternoons the last few days. A little snowmelt, but not much yet. In fact most of our snow down low is melting slowly. Good, we don’t need it
(More...) (Monday, March 18, 2019)

Big Bow Catch

by BIG DADDY / Big Daddy's Guide Service
Billie’s Big Bow catch on Lake Amador on March 18, 2019.
(More...) (Monday, March 18, 2019)

St Paddy Browns and Rainbows on Lake Siskiyou

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
3/17/19 - Dan and his son Nick landed some nice Browns and Rainbows today we did a great job of hooking up, the landing part gave us fits, funny how that works some days but it was a warm and
(More...) (Monday, March 18, 2019)

Rainbows are Biting Bright Colored PowerBait

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
With the nice weather the trout are starting to bite.  The water clarity is still murky but it is starting to settle.  Best bet is power-bait in bright colors.  Lake Conditions: Lake Level- 311.9 feet Surface Temp- 54.6 degress Fish Plant: Department of Fish
(More...) (Sunday, March 17, 2019)

Halibut bite is heating up!!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
3/17/19. We had a great day on the bay!! Our group of anglers hooked up to 40 halibut today with 14 of them being keepers!!! Things are picking up everyday with more keepers and plenty of shaker action to keep
(More...) (Sunday, March 17, 2019)

True potluck

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
 Today was an incredible day we finished with two keeper sturgeon, two striped bass , one starry flounder and one leopard shark along with lots of shakers of all the species including several sturgeon just under the 40” mark and a super rare
(More...) (Saturday, March 16, 2019)

May Begin Releasing Flood Flows from Friant Dam into the San Joaquin River

On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Bureau of Reclamation may begin releasing Flood Flows from Friant Dam into the San Joaquin River in anticipation of reservoir encroachment. Flood Flow releases from Friant Dam may start as early as Friday March 15 with peak flows expected to reach
(More...) (Friday, March 15, 2019)

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