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Welcome to Northern California's best source for regional sportfishing information, including the latest fishing conditions, charter boat information, and the regions best sources for bait, tackle, and all your fishing needs.

Cold but big fish!

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Saturday  was colder than crab we picked away up river catching some really good fish but is a little work getting them yo bite .Justin fished down river to aqua  golf and landed some  toads .One more week before upper
(More...) (Saturday, March 24, 2018)

Shasta Lake fishing top to bottom!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we fished Shasta Lake.  Jon and Daniel wanted to go after a big fish early, but also wanted limits of rainbows to take home.  Their request was fulfilled and we had our big brown trout half way through our first
(More...) (Saturday, March 24, 2018)

Keeping Black Bass?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: Are you allowed to keep black bass that are of legal size? The regulations are confusing as to if you are allowed to keep them or not. (Jake) Answer: California Code of Regulations Title 14, section 5.00 describes the black bass regulations
(More...) (Saturday, March 24, 2018)

April 14: Fishing at Bass Pond

by BLM
Join California Department of Fish and Wildlife and BLM's Redding Field Office at Bass Pond in the Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area off Bend Ferry Road near Bend, California. The pond will be stocked with trout and volunteers will
(More...) (Thursday, March 22, 2018)

Rain could put an end to steelhead season

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Other than the Smith and Chetco, all of the coastal rivers are currently running a little high and off color. And with more storms barreling their way towards the North Coast, the end is in sight for the winter steelhead
(More...) (Thursday, March 22, 2018)

Clear Lake Fishing Report

Myself and friend Brand Little fished the Chamber of commerce event this weekend on Clear Lake. The day started off cold and overcast with a slight wind. The water temp’s averaged 52 degrees and the visibility up North where we
(More...) (Wednesday, March 21, 2018)

Fish Tales with Monty Currier

by PHIL "FLIP" AKERS / My Outdoor Buddy
I recently caught up with Monty Currier, Environmental Scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). Serving the Northern Region, Monty’s duties include Aquatic Education (Fish in the Classroom) /Public Outreach, Fishing in the City Program, reservoir research
(More...) (Wednesday, March 21, 2018)

CDFW to Sell Fishing and Hunting Licenses and More at Del Mar Fred Hall Show

San Diego area anglers and hunters can purchase their 2018 licenses, tags and Warden Stamps directly from California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) staff at the annual Fred Hall Show this coming weekend at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The
(More...) (Wednesday, March 21, 2018)

Upper Owens Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The cutty’s are here, the cutty’s are here! As predicted, they have moved up a few weeks early this year. Flows have dropped to normal levels, although the water remains a shade or two off color.  Access roads remain a mess due to
(More...) (Tuesday, March 20, 2018)

Lake Amador Fishing Report

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
Alright, we are almost full with only over a foot left to go!! And with all this rain coming this week we might be spilling. Water clarity is still good, with only slight debris by the dam area;
(More...) (Monday, March 19, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Water is cold, ice here and there.....lots of snow
(More...) (Monday, March 19, 2018)

1st Halibut Trip

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in with a fish report from the Lovely Martha out of Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, CA.  Today we had 12 anglers on a 1/2 day trip.  We caught 4 California Halibut (up to 15 pounds). 
(More...) (Monday, March 19, 2018)

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