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Big or small, Donner lake has em all!

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Big or small, Donner lake has em all. Whether you want nutritious dinner, or a trophy, I have openings!
(More...) (Friday, January 27, 2023)

The Smith is now getting low and clearing

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Smith gave up some nice fish late last week and weekend as conditions were excellent. It’s now getting low and clearing, sitting at just below 8 feet at the Jed Smith gauge as of Thursday. There are fish to
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

The Van Duzen was near 700 cfs as of last Thursday and fishable

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Van Duzen was near 700 cfs as of last Thursday and fishable. It should be in great shape by the weekend. Flows are predicted to be just above 425 cfs by Monday morning.
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

The South Fork is green, but still a little pushy

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The South Fork is green, but still a little pushy. Flows on Thursday at Miranda were 2,400 cfs, which is a little high. It will start to fish best once it dips below 2,000 cfs.
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

The main stem is still big, but starting to turn green

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The main stem is still big, but starting to turn green as of Thursday, flowing at 10,200 cfs and dropping quickly. With rain potentially in the forecast next week, it probably won’t drop into fishable shape. Flows are predicted to
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

The Mad is still a little pushy and off color

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Mad is still a little pushy and off color as of Thursday, but it’s predicted to be down to 800 cfs by the weekend and should be starting to turn green. Despite the color, some fish are being caught.
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

Green Water Awaits Weekend Steelhead Anglers

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
If you’re in search of your first winter steelhead of the season, you’ll want to be on a river this weekend. The lack of rainfall for the past two weeks, both a blessing and a curse, has allowed most rivers
(More...) (Thursday, January 26, 2023)

Looks Like Steelhead Time

by E.B. DUGGAN / "D" Fishing Guide
According to the computer it is predicting clear weather all next week with a cold of 32 degrees. This looks and sound like steelhead fishing weather if the prediction is correct. The rivers and streams are on the decline and
(More...) (Tuesday, January 24, 2023)

New Year’s Bass

by DON FRANKLIN / Sole-Man Sportfishing
Well we finally resumed fishing after the big rains. Boy oh boy does a little fresh water does the bay some good. After the big rains of January, the bay has sweetened up and it's game on! We has a small
(More...) (Sunday, January 22, 2023)

Good Fishing This Morning

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
A cold day indeed, especially with that wind blowing. Some very god fishing though Thanks guys, see you this summer!
(More...) (Sunday, January 22, 2023)

The Truckee River has come into shape very nicely in the last week

by TROUT CREEK OUTFITTERS
The Truckee River has come into shape very nicely in the last week with excellent flows and water clarity. Some access here on the California side has begun to pop up, and Glenshire area has one parking area for 1-2
(More...) (Friday, January 20, 2023)

Trinity River steelhead fishing!

by JUSTIN THOMPSON / Justin Thompson Fishing
The Trinity River is looking prime, the water is dropping fast. We got some good fishing ahead of us, we have been averaging 10 to 15 hook ups a day in the high water. With the water dropping and clearing it
(More...) (Friday, January 20, 2023)

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