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Winter salmon fishing!!!!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Saturday  morning i fished with  3 great buddys that are owners of Paulina  Peak  Tackle out of Reno Nevada  we fished two boats and landed 20 kokenee  salmon  marty and cody landed there 10 by noon while Richey and myself
(More...) (Saturday, February 24, 2018)

Easy limits at McCloud reservoir

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Trout fishing is off the hook at McCloud reservoir. Trolling Sep's Dodgers with hootchie skirt trailers tipped with Pro-Cure garlic plus worms very slow around the main channel of the lake will bring fast easy limits. Trout are everywhere and
(More...) (Saturday, February 24, 2018)

Volunteers Needed for Bighorn Sheep Survey

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Society for Conservation of Bighorn Sheep (SCBS) are seeking volunteers to assist biologists with a sheep count in the San Gabriel Mountains on March 3 and 4,
(More...) (Friday, February 23, 2018)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

Gusty winds continued to plague boat anglers on the Monterey Bay this week. Most mornings have been calm enough, but by noon things are pretty bumpy. The high-pressure system hovering over our area of the Pacific Ocean is weakening and
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

Small Game Hunting Restrictions

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: What is the reasoning for not allowing small game (squirrel and rabbit) hunting in the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge units? The California squirrel hunting map indicates that the entire north state is an open squirrel zone and the California
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

Upper Owens River Fish Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Sub-zero air temps will greet you in the mornings, with highs barely reaching the mid-twenties. It is forecast to be cold and windy for another week. Numbers have plunged recently. Water conditions have actually been favorable for a solid run on
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

Klamath salmon on the rebound

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
We’ve got a long way to go, but it looks like the worst may be over for the run of fall kings on the Klamath. In 2016, the number of returning Fall Chinook adults to the Klamath River was estimated
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

Winter browns still biting on Shasta!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished Shasta Lake for German browns and rainbows.  The morning bite was great and we even experienced a triple hook up on our first pass.  We got about three passes in before dropping our spoons down 25'-35'.  Things
(More...) (Wednesday, February 21, 2018)

Drought Conditions Spread Across the West – Are We Ready?

by ALASTAIR BLAND / Water Deeply
Concerning forecasts for runoff into the Rio Grande and the Colorado River are just the start of the bad news for the West as California and other southwestern states face warm weather, below average precipitation and paltry snowpack. THE DRIEST DECEMBER in California’s
(More...) (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

Lake Amador Fishing Report

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
Thus far we have planted 4,000lbs this month including 300lbs of Lightening Trout, with more plants coming!! We Reports from fisherman saying Trout are about 10-12ft deep and still about 20-25ft off shore. Trolling with down riggers and
(More...) (Monday, February 19, 2018)

Lake Don Pedro Fishing Report

Fishing had been pretty good at Lake Don Pedro recently. Water temp has been ranging between 55 and 60 degrees. On calm sunny days you can see many fish cruising the shallows. Fish are being caught anywhere from super shallow
(More...) (Monday, February 19, 2018)

New Lake Record Bass

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
Rob Davies of Moraga has broke the spotted bass record of 5.936 lbs with a 6.36 lbs spotted bass weighed in at the visitor center on 2-13-18.
(More...) (Sunday, February 18, 2018)

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