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They continue to bite

by WALLACE KLUGHERS
Finally we got a break in the weather and headed of shore . Some great fishing for us today . Our group of 13 landed 15 salmon to 16lbs for the day.
(More...) (Saturday, May 21, 2022)

First day of live bait season was a blast

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
First day of live bait season was a blast. We fished king tides with murky water and still managed over a fish per rod on both boats. California Dawn 1 California Dawn 2 58 halibut to 22 pounds 4 striped bass 40 anglers For reservations (510)4175558
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

First day with live bait was a huge success!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
5/20/22. Today was our first day with LIVE BAIT and we finished up with 35 quality halibut and 3 striped bass for our group of anglers!!! We have lots of room TOMORROW. Next week on TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SUNDAY.  Make
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Summer Salmon Fishing

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
This mornings fishing trip was super windy but we caught plenty of Kokanee salmon Fish bit at 59 feet  with a few at 15 first thing in the morning .Boat traffic was very light due to the winds .Orange seemed
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

The flows have come up enough to make it worth a shot

by TROUT CREEK FLIES STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Poor Flows are at 70 cfs as of 5/14 Fishing conditions and Hatches:Fair Well the flows have come up enough to make it worth a shot but the clear water and big crowds don't help. The bug
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

The dreaded early season green slime weed migration is going on

by TROUT CREEK OUTFITTERS
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Fair Flows are 51 cfs as of 5/20 The stretch of river above Benton Crossing Road is artificial, barbless, catch and release only. The reason why the flows on the Owens don't go up and down much
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Hatches are remaining unchanged, at least for a couple of weeks until runoff starts

by TROUT CREEK FLIES STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good, showing 19 cfs as of 5/13 Remember, these are the flows just below Highway 395 on Mammoth Creek. Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good Hatches are remaining unchanged, at least for a couple of weeks until runoff
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

What happened to premium big game tags?

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
Q: Last year, hunters could apply for a draw for several premium big game tags that aren’t usually available to the public. This year, I haven’t heard anything about that opportunity. Did the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Salmon Fishery Monitoring Commences as the Recreational Ocean Salmon Season is Underway

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
California’s recreational ocean salmon season is underway, and so is the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) ocean salmon monitoring program. Anglers are encouraged to assist CDFW employees or agents who ask about their trip or request to examine
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Water levels have been steady at Nacimiento

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Water levels have been steady at Nacimiento, and they remained at 26 percent of capacity again last week. Bass fishing is about as good as it gets with anglers reporting high numbers of spotted bass and a few kicker fish
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Anglers reporting a solid bass bite

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
The lake rose to 38 percent of capacity with anglers reporting a solid bass bite. A lot of fish have been up on beds, and Senkos, creature baits, and drop shot all got plenty of attention. Crankbaits and jerkbaits worked
(More...) (Friday, May 20, 2022)

Seabass Action!

by CEDROS ISLAND FISHING CHARTERS STAFF
@hookupbaits were working very well for me this past week at the island. The double rig could not be stopped. You gotta fish what they want to eat this time of year. Bust out the spinning rod and bounce the
(More...) (Sunday, January 9, 2022)

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