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Hell Hole, the Best Kind

by PHIL AKERS / My Outdoor Buddy
If you like camping and fishing in extremely remote locales, Hell Hole Reservoir is for you. It's located in the Eldorado National Forest, reached by very long, sinuous roads, and there's rainbows, browns, mackinaw, and kokanee to fish for. Like
(More...) (Friday, July 28, 2017)

TigerFish Salmon Action

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Evening TigerFish Faithful, 4 quick limits of salmon up to 10 pounds! This just happened right after we unloaded the CCFRP group from today's research trip to the Farallon Islands. We have just added a $120 limited load (12) 1/2
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Bodega Bay Salmon Report

by RICK POWERS / Bodega Bay Sportfishing
Captain Rick Powers called in this evening with an audio update from the New Sea Angler out of Bodega Bay Sportfishing in Bodega Bay, CA. Today we had 19 anglers catch 38 Salmon (limits) up to 24 pounds.
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Excellent Salmon Fishing

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in with an update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.  Today we had an amazing trip.  We caught 25 limits of King Salmon up to 22 pounds.  CURRENT SCHEDULE: Friday - SOLD OUT Saturday
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Sausalito Salmon

by SEAN HODGES / Hog Heaven Sportfishing
Captain Sean Hodges called in this afternoon with an audio update from the Hog Heaven out of Sausalito, CA.  Today we had a private charter catch 11 limits of King Salmon in 30 minutes. CURRENT SCHEDULE Monday - Open Party Salmon Tuesday -
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Fishing for Black Bass after Catching a Limit of Stripers?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: My buddies and I do a fair amount of striper fishing and seem to always debate this question. Am I allowed to keep fishing after keeping a limit of stripers as long as I am fishing for largemouth/smallmouth bass instead?
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Shasta lake continues to deliver!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Hot sun and big rainbows continues to be what you can expect to find when fishing Shasta Lake.  Todays early bite was short lived, mainly because the trout had moved a bit from where I had last fished for them.  After
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Gamble pays off for Cove tuna seekers

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Captain Jake Mitchell of Sea Hawk Sport Fishing had a hunch, and it paid off in a big way. On Tuesday, despite a mediocre forecast, he ventured from Shelter Cove out to the Gorda Valley where the water was warm,
(More...) (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Jurassic Pond Fish Report 7/26/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The creek leading into Jurassic Pond is now clear but still flowing strong. These fish have snapped into their summer feeding mode and are responding to most patterns we have been throwing at them. We have been getting them under
(More...) (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Coastal Lingcod are Biting

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we had flat calm weather up the Marin Coast and great rockfish and lingcod action.  Limits of rockfish and 20 lingcod for 12 anglers.   
(More...) (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Striped Bass

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
Today was alittle slower in the bay but it still produced a nice limit of Striped Bass.
(More...) (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Rush Creek Bow

by JON COATS / Fern Creek Lodge
The staff from Fern Creek Lodge checked in this afternoon with an update from Rush Creek in the June Lake Loop. Today we weighed in a 7 pound 11 ounce Rainbow Trout.
(More...) (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

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