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Sea Wolf Farallon Report

by JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
The weather was much nicer than it has been so we went looking today. Our load was really light and our ten anglers landed nice limits of both rockfish and lingcod with the biggest lingcod weighing 15 lbs. We will
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Good Day on the Bay

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
Captain Jay Yokomizo checked in from the New Huck Finn out of Emeryville, CA.  Today we had another great day inside the bay we had 16 anglers today beautiful weather condition and excellent fishing the 16 anglers ended up catching
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Special Stocking

The staff from June Lake Marina checked in to ESFR with an update from June Lake, CA.  On April 21st we released 70 trophy trout from our trout pens.  These beauties weighed in between 5.5 and 12 pounds. Come and get
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

SF Bay Report

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Captian James Smith checked in tonight from the California Dawn out of Berkeley, CA.  After a slow weekend we rebounded today big time. Finished the day OVER a fish per round on the halibut and bass. We seen an impressive
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Big Shasta Lake rainbows begin to show!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished Shasta Lake and were targeting big trout early while trolling fast with Optimizer spoons behind a side planer and Trinidad Tackle Eco line weights.  We started off with a rainbow takedown before we got the second rod in
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Great day of fishing !!

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
Capt Jared Davis fished the South Bay for just over 3 fish per rod today. 20 Halibut up to 28lb and 5 Striped Bass up to 5 lb for 8 anglers on board !!
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Opportunities Abound for Central Valley Trout Anglers, Despite Flooding of Moccasin Creek Hatchery

Central Valley anglers anticipating California’s general trout opener Saturday, April 28 will find many local fishing opportunities despite the flooding of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Moccasin Creek Hatchery in Tuolumne County, which supplied many Central Valley
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

San Francisco Bay Fishing Report

Captain Mike from the Lovely Marth checked in today.  Today we ran a 1/2 day trip for halibut/bass and the morning bite was very slow. We had 10 anglers that managed to get 3 striped bass and 2 halibut and
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

San Pablo Reservoir Fishing Report

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
The trout have been biting . We do have a clarity issue out here it seems to be bringing the bigger trout out of hiding while sending the spotted bass into hiding. Power-bait mice tails and night crawlers in bright
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

Kirman Lake Fishing Report

by JIM REID / Kens Sporting Goods
I made a recon hike up to Kirman this morning, the road/trail is totally clear of snow and the lake is very full. Not sure how the fishing will be up there this season, it was kind of a bust
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

East Fork Walker River Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Best game in the region. Water releases have dropped to 115cfs, with good water clarity. Last falls planted rainbows are amazingly “rotund”, & very healthy. At this water level you can find pods of rainbows in the deeper riffles especially
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

San Francisco Bay

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
Beautiful weather and a few Halibut for dinner.
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

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