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Beautiful bay fishing

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
Today we had a half-day bay trip. We fished for halibut and striped bass.   We finished our half day adventure with 17 bass and three halibut for our anglers.  We have lots of room all next week fishing for salmon, halibut, and
(More...) (Saturday, June 23, 2018)

Marin coast 1/2 day salmon trip.

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
6/23/18 today we ran a 1/2 day salmon trip and we fished close to home on the north side and caught 13 beautiful salmon to 21lbs!! We have lots of room Monday, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY for a full day salmon trip
(More...) (Saturday, June 23, 2018)

Close to home !!!

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
28 Salmon for 20 people today up to 26lb...Nice grade. We’re booked for the next 12 days now EXCEPT for Thurs, June 28 with a few spots still open that day. Advance reservations are a must.(415)674-3474.   saltylady.com
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Big Bad Limits

Another awesome day of early limits for today’s crew. Chun went home with his first two smokers of the season. Give me a call to book your trip (415) 717-8225.
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Big fish bite on Shasta continues

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished Shasta Lake again and it produced a lot of big bites right out of the shoot!  I switched things up a bit today and it paid off right away.  Big rainbows were pinning rods in the rod holders
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Wild Horse Renaissance – Is Catastrophic Wildfire Changing Perspectives?

by CAPT. WILLIAM E. SIMPSON II / My Outdoor Buddy
I opened my email on June 7th and much to my surprise, there was an email directly from the new Head of the United States Forest Service (USFS)… Ms. Victoria Christensen. This was no ‘form’ email; it was responding directly to my
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Minnesota Artist Wins 2018-19 California Duck Stamp Art Contest

A painting by Mark Thone of Shakopee, Minn., has been chosen as the winner of the 2018-19 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The painting, which depicts five black brant, a species of goose, in flight over an estuary containing eel
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

The local marine weather story is getting old. We continue to experience high gusty winds, and even significant overnight winds that leave the ocean choppy and disorganized for early morning launches. Conditions were not so bad that the boats did
(More...) (Friday, June 22, 2018)

Bay Fishing kicked up another notch today!

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Bay Fishing kicked up another notch today. We finished up just under 2 around on the bass and halibut. A few of those were jumbos. Also adding a surprise shark in the mix right at 5 feet long. We had
(More...) (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Evening Fish!

by DAN LENGNING / Dans Guide Service
  Haven’t had any posts last couple of days because of boat problems had to cancel two trips but decided to go fish and deal with it just taking a couple friends for a hour or so catching a couple of
(More...) (Thursday, June 21, 2018)


by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we had limits of striped bass and 14 halibut for 15 anglers up to 25 lbs. great day in the bay. 
(More...) (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Nearshore Salmon Biting!

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Afternoon TigerFishermen, We fished a different area today and found good action all day long - lots of bites, shakers, and a very nice grade of king salmon to fill out 17 limits up to 20 pounds!  We are full
(More...) (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

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