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PG&E Urges Planning for National Dam Safety Awareness Day

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan. PG&E’s 
(More...) (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Good Day at the Farallon Islands

by JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
Captain Jon Yokomizo called in tonight with an update from the Sea Wolf out of Emeryville, CA.  Today we fished at the Farallon Islands in flat calm weather.  We had 28 anglers catch 280 Rockfish (limits) and 66 Lingcod (limits). We
(More...) (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

CDFW Plans Elk Capture in Siskiyou and Modoc Counties

Beginning this week and continuing through June 12, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) plans to capture as many as 30 elk calves in northeastern California. Rocky Mountain and Roosevelt elk calves will be captured in Siskiyou and Modoc
(More...) (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Convict Lake Weekly Report

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
The fishing picked up this week! Some nice fish were brought into the general store! This past weekend was busy and next weekend will be even busier.  Don't forget we are serving breakfast on the front lawn Friday-Monday. Our Executive
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

We've got Salmon!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in with NCFR around noon. We are currently fishing straight out near B Bouy inside the Farallon Islands. We got a King on our first drop. But the fishing has been tough for
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

BFEF Announcement

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
Ken Hoffman from BFEF checked in with an update! Bridgeport Reservoir has had some special stockings! Nov/Dec of 2016, Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Program (BFEF) stocked about 3400 1/2 - 1 pound reproducing browns in the West/East Walker and Bridgeport Reservoir.In April 2017,
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Kilarc One More Time

by JOHN HIGLEY / My Outdoor Buddy
Last Friday my pal Russ Herrick and I were at it again. Due to inclement weather, and my spring turkey hunting travels, neither of us has had time to fish this spring, and we finally decided to do something about
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Big flows still on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
We’re right around 3,800-4000 k every day here in the Hirsch. Better than 5,500 k, which it was just recently. 4,000 k opens up a little more water, but not much. Clarity is good and all, but the water is
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Tigerfish Cod Report

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Afternoon TigerFish Faithful, Monday's rockfishing trip is a go. Lots of space available. Book online at fishemeryville.com or just show up in the morning. We had another successful fishing day despite the unexpected unpleasant weather. Today the swell was low but
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

New Huck Finn Flatty Report

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
Captain Jay Yokomizo checked in this evening with an update from the New Huck Finn out of Emeryville, CA.  Today we had another great day fishing for bass and halibut with our 30 anglers we had gorgeous weather and excellent
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Weekly Fish Report

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
With the pending heat this week the trout bite has been very slow.  We are still seeing fish brought in, in the early morning and the late afternoon.  Soaking brightly colored power bait is your best bet. Lake Conditions Lake Level    309.4 Surface
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Limits of Kings

by SEAN HODGES / Hog Heaven Sportfishing
Captain Sean Hodges called in this morning at 10:27 AM with an update from the Hog Heaven out of Sausalito, CA. Today we had 6 anglers catch limits of King Salmon in 20 minutes. We have plenty of
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

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