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North Fork Brownie

Our friend Eric with a beautiful brown trout he caught and released while fly fishing on The North Fork Of The Stanislaus. Awesome fish brother. It was great to see you yesterday. I love hearing about your adventures. Thanks for
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Limits again

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
This morning  i fished sal and Michelle  on whiskytown  lake it started a little slow but we still ended up with there 10 salmon  fishing got much better as ot turned warmer most fish were 14 to 16 inches  let
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)


by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
We got lucky the other day and got some Salmon.
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Deep bite on Shasta Lake today!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
I've been fishing Shasta Lake several days a week of late and I've been having great success at the 65'-70' depth line.  Today started out like most days on Shasta and we had a fish on the first rod I
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Possessing Steel and Lead while Hunting Chukar and Quail?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: The ban on hunting with lead ammunition is being phased in. It now includes chukar, while the use of lead will continue to be allowed for quail until the 2019 season. My question is can hunters carry both types of
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Klamath remains open for steelhead, closed for salmon

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. The Klamath River, for the first time that anyone can remember, is completely closed to salmon fishing as of Tuesday, Aug. 15. With only 12,000 adult fall-run Chinook expected to
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Nice Day!

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
Captain Jay Yokomizo checked in this afternoon with an update from the New Huck Finn out of Emeryville, CA. We had another light load for Rockfish and Lingcod today. We took our six anglers out on the coast and
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

1/2 Day Salmon

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 a morning 1/2 day trip and our 11 anglers caught 13 King Salmon (up to 24 pounds). CURRENT SCHEDULE: Thursday
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

Halibut in SF Bay

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we took advantage of the good tides and targeted halibut in the central bay. We caught 11 halibut and 1 leopard shark for 12 anglers. 
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

Boat Launch Upgrade

by CHAD WOODS / Sportfishingreport.com
The boat launch at Silver Lake has long been in disrepair. The old concrete pier was removed a few years back. Once the pier was removed launching at Silver Lake became more complicated. The good news is
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

The Rez got stocked

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
BFEF thanks Mono County, MCFC and Desert Springs Trout Farm for donating 4,000 pounds of 1-3 pound rainbow trout for BP Reservoir. BFEF volunteers met with Desert Springs this morning and assisted with introducing these fish into their new home.
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

Fall Chinook Season Closed on Klamath and Trinity Rivers

CDFW reminds anglers that fall Chinook salmon fishing on the Klamath and Trinity rivers is prohibited as of Aug. 15, 2017 on the Klamath River and Sept. 1, 2017 on the Trinity River. Angling for steelhead remains open on both
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

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