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Welcome to Northern California's best source for regional sportfishing information, including the latest fishing conditions, charter boat information, and the regions best sources for bait, tackle, and all your fishing needs.

Shasta rainbows

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
This morning we spanked the big rainbows on Shasta lake  i fished Greg  and his two grandsons Greg has fantastic luck he always catch  big fish and limits every year all thr fish cut orange this is the prime time
(More...) (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

How to Bring Home Fish Caught Out of State?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: Later this year I am planning a trip to fish in the state of Washington. The limits and retention are different. What is the best way to bring fish home from the trip? Is there some paperwork trail that
(More...) (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

Tuna fever hits Humboldt

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Tuna fever is spreading quickly amongst Humboldt County saltwater fishermen. There’s warm water sitting off the coast of Eureka, and there’s patches lined up all the way to Charleston, OR., giving anglers a few different options. A small three-day weather
(More...) (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

Limits of Kings

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in tonight with an audio update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.  Today we had 17 anglers catch 34 King Salmon (limits) in under two hours.  We fished down south today. CURRENT SCHEDULE Thursday
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Whopper Halibut in Central Bay!

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today's live bait fishing was epic. Solid 5 to 10 pound bass action and the majority of the halibut caught were over 12 pounds. Our biggest butt weighed in at 32 pounds.     
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Ladies day on Whiskeytown!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today I fished Whiskeytown Lake with three great ladies from Utah who love to fish!  This group was a ton of fun and catching limits of Kokanee salmon was just what we needed to top off a perfect day on the
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Bridgeport Lunker

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
Congratulations to 11-year-old Kevin Muff from Chico, Ca. He reeled in this monster BFEF TAGGED TROPHY TROUT, 2017 # 44, weighing in at 8 lb 10 oz. Kevin and his family were guided by Ken's Sporting Goods Guide Chris Passas.
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Grant Lake Fish Report

by SCOTT CHAMPION / Ernie's Tackle
Trolling is best bet for bigger Browns and 'Bows as deep as 8-9 colors lead core dragging Taz Bloody Rippers, Thomas Buoyants, black and silver Rapalas, etc. A 6-11 Rainbow was hauled in last week with a Buoyant. Due to
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Stampede Kokanee

by PHIL AKERS / My Outdoor Buddy
Red Hot can be used to describe the action at Stampede Reservoir right now. If you wear an orange shirt, hot-tempered kokanee might actually jump into your boat. Seriously, orange is a hot color right now, especially when coupled with
(More...) (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Leopard Shark

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
Once again our trip produced great action on the Leopard Sharks. The fishing conditions look great for the up coming trips.
(More...) (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

California Delta Fishing Report

Water temp: mid 70s to high70s. Launched out of Paradise Point Marina at around 12pm and headed to Mildred for my first stop. Picked up the frog rod and began looking for holes in tulles. Right off the bat
(More...) (Monday, July 17, 2017)

San Pablo Reservoir Fish Report 7-16-17

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
The Trout bite has slowed to a crawl if you are going to fish for trout it would be best to fish down down by the dam in the deepest waters.  The Catfish and the crappie are biting on the
(More...) (Sunday, July 16, 2017)

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