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 32nd Sacramento Show

by JOHN KIRK / International Sportsmen's Expo
A generation old, California's largest outdoor expo keeps growing! Five buildings plus outside space filled with gear, local and worldwide destinations, plus a dozen free theaters and demo areas. Fishing, hunting, offroading, boating, RVing, camping, kayaking--it's all here to see,
(More...) (Thursday, January 17, 2019)

 2019 Exposure Shows

by JOE PATE / Exposure Shows
Angler Wall of Fish • Giant Fish Tank • Kid’s Fishing Pond • Archery Range • Shooting Gallery Guides from Alaska to Africa • Legends of the Oregon Record Book • Head & Horns Competition  46th annual EUGENE BOAT & SPORTSMEN'S SHOW presented
(More...) (Friday, January 18, 2019)

CDFW Investigating Die-Off of Desert Bighorn Sheep

Wildlife biologists from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) are investigating what appears to be a significant mortality event associated with respiratory disease among the San Gorgonio desert bighorn sheep population in Riverside County. CDFW has confirmed that
(More...) (Saturday, January 19, 2019)

Plenty of Steelhead in the Klamath

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
Here is the latest fishing report from the Klamath River. Ironhead Guide Service has had guides out on most of the rivers in Northern California and Southern Oregon over the last week and the Klamath River has been the most
(More...) (Friday, January 18, 2019)

Rivers on the rise – steelhead fishing on hold

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The fierce round of storms pounding the North Coast has brought a sudden stop to the winter steelhead season. From the Chetco south to the top of the Eel River system, you’ll be hard pressed to find any water that
(More...) (Thursday, January 17, 2019)

Midges and Mayflies Have Been Showing up Daily

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
Flows now at 7 cfs. A change in tactics has been called for but small nymph and egg rigs have been getting the fish to bite here.  Midges and mayflies have been showing up daily.  Larger size trout have been
(More...) (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

Stop by and say hi!

by GARY HEFFLEY / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
For all who will be visiting the International Sportsmen's Expo this week, please stop by booth #3331 in the main Fishing Hall and say hello. Myoutdoorbuddy.com as well as Norcal.fishreports.com will once again be on hand. Guides and frequent contributors to
(More...) (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

Rain is here!!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Tyler and Jay had some great fishing on the Sacramento  even with the rain.Some people think the rain shuts the fish the down but it really turns it on The water gets a little color and you don't spook the
(More...) (Tuesday, January 15, 2019)

Really Good Solid Fishing for January.

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Good solid week on the Truckee River. Temps were much warmer and trouts seemed to respond to the warmer water temps.  Still cold in the mornings, expect that for January, but things have warmed up into the 50’s in Reno, 40’s
(More...) (Monday, January 14, 2019)

Klamath River Cast and Blast

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
1/13/19 - Last day of Klamath River Blast and Cast with Conner and Kerry, and thanks again to Conner, Kerry Krueger, John Gorham and Scott Stokes for an awesome 4 days on the river you all made those 60 miles
(More...) (Monday, January 14, 2019)

First Time Fishing Topaz

by BRIAN ASPENLEITER / SportfishingReport.com
First time fishing Topaz, caught two and missed one.  All trolling with Rapalas. Just moved to the area and looking forward to fishing Topaz more.
(More...) (Sunday, January 13, 2019)

Brown Catch and Release at Lake Almanor

Was a beautiful day at Almanor today. He lived to fight another day! “I don’t weigh em when releasing as I won’t remove them from the water & handle them as little as possible. I have a technique to remove the
(More...) (Saturday, January 12, 2019)

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