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Sac River steelhead coming in hot!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
The Sacramento River hatchery steelhead season is beginning and the high water we'll see this week will likely kick start this popular fishery after high water receeds.  We will be fishing the mornings for our late fall Kings, but late morning/afternoon
(More...) (Saturday, October 23, 2021)

Over a fish per rod!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
10/22/21. Today was another great day on the bay. Our private charter finished up with over a fish per rod catching 15 halibut for 11 anglers!!  Next week we have lots of room THURSDAY & SATURDAY for our last 2 salmon
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

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Have we reached the end of this amazing bluefin tuna bite?

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
High winds kept most boats off the water or at least inshore at the beginning of the week. By Thursday conditions had improved and the epic bluefin bite continued near Point Sur, Carmel and the Davenport Fingers. Todd Fraser at
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

East Walker Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Poor Flows are at 29 cfs as of 10/21 Fishing Conditions and Hatches Fishing conditions and Hatches:??? At these flows I'd wait and see. With the extreme cold and low waters, I don't recommend fishing it anytime soon. Recommended Flies DRIES:  
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Upper Owens River Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Good Flows are  118 cfs as of 10/21 Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good Luckily as temperatures drop Hot Creek water is becoming beneficial. We are now seeing the water temperatures in the low to mid 60's all
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good, showing 3 cfs as of 10/21 Remember these are the flows just below 395 on Mammoth Creek Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair to Good      Seriously, please show respect to other anglers and don't overcrowd. Best
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

5.25 lb. Rainbow

by BRIDGEPORT MARINA
Mason Matsumoto of Torrance! Welcome back with a 5lb 4oz!
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Fantastic fishing fun on the Klamath River

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Fantastic fun fishing on the Klamath River this past week. Steelhead and Trout  will now be the primary target as I fish my way through fall and into the winter months.  . Give me a call 530 905 0758, I have few
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

The spotted bass have been aggressively feeding of shad

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Nacimiento Lake remained near 11 percent of capacity, and fishing has been good. The spotted bass have been aggressively feeding of shad, and anglers who find the right pattern can fill the boat. Jerkbaits, crankbaits, and spoons all worked for
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

Lake Success Fishing Report

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Lake Success held near 9 percent of capacity, and fishing has been decent. Bass anglers reported bass biting soft plastics and crankbaits. Bigger fish went for 10” ribbon tail worms worked slowly in deeper water, and smaller bass were reported
(More...) (Friday, October 22, 2021)

October at Cedros Island Fishing Charters is hot!!

by CEDROS ISLAND FISHING CHARTERS STAFF
Our first group of the fall is seeing plenty of Yellowtail, Dorado,  great Calico Bass fishing and the Halibut are still around!
(More...) (Sunday, October 3, 2021)

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