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Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Mac trip with limits by 11 am, then got 4 kokanee and lost 3.
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

How to Apply to Become a Warden Cadet?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: I spoke to a lieutenant in 2015 at Sacramento Police Department’s “Links to Law Enforcement” job fair. I kept his business card with the informational pamphlet since I am still very interested in a career with the California Department of
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Striped Bass

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
The bay is very much alive with bait and fish. The steady Striped Bass fishing continues.
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

King salmon limits!!!!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Thursday morning my clients started off with 5 fish by 830am  and then we fished roe and finished are day with 10 salmon for 14 hook ups today i saw alot of fish in the system  my screen was  black in
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Freshwater regulation changes coming in 2018

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
On September 1, The California Fish and Game Commission released to the public a list of proposed freshwater regulation changes for 2018. The changes coming down the pipeline are fairly significant, and could impact several angling user groups on the
(More...) (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Convict Lake Resort Fish Report 9/20/17

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Hello Chad,     I apologize for the late report. It has been a very busy week here! We have stocked the lake multiple times this month which has made for some epic fishing! It is currently in the mid 60's here
(More...) (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)

Big wind and big Shasta Lake trout!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today was day two of a two day trip with a couple of my great clients from down south.  We fished Shasta Lake today and battled the big winds we experienced on the main body of the lake.  We started
(More...) (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)

Registration Is Open for Sandhill Crane Tours

by CDFW
The online registration period is now open for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) popular Sandhill Crane Wetland Tours at the Woodbridge Ecological Reserve near Lodi in San Joaquin County. Online registration is required to participate in these late-afternoon
(More...) (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)

Lovely Martha Gets Early Limits

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Capt Mike of the Lovely Martha out of Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco checked in and reported that he went out today with 10 anglers. They were doing a trolling trip and ended with early limits for all, they
(More...) (Monday, September 18, 2017)

San Pablo Reservoir Fish Report 9-17-17

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
Catfish, Crappie and Bass are biting.  Chicken Liver, Anchovies or night-crawlers are your best bet for catfish.  Crappie will bite on a red-worm, crappie nibble or an atomic teaser.  Bass use a Berkeley plastic worm with a Gamakastu off-set shank
(More...) (Sunday, September 17, 2017)

Little Boys catching lots of fish

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Watch the video and look at the pictures. This is what I love about being.a fishing guide and what makes McCloud reservoir such a fantastic fishery. Family fun on the water does not get much better. Give me a call and
(More...) (Sunday, September 17, 2017)

Good bottom fishing at the Islands.

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we took advantage of a nice weather window and had a great day at the Islands. Caught 23 lingcod up to 23 pounds and near limits of rockfish for 34 anglers. Overall good fishing, great weather and good vibes
(More...) (Saturday, September 16, 2017)

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