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Steelhead Heaven

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
The fishing is really heating up people and now is your time to book a fishing trip of a lifetime. The big bright winter steelhead are moving into the coastal rivers and we are having good success. Come fish with
(More...) (Friday, January 17, 2020)

Shoot with a Vintner Ultimate Sporting Experience

by MICHAEL COATS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
THIS VALENTINE’S DAY SURPRISE YOUR SWEETIE WITH A SPECIAL  ‘SHOOT WITH A VINTNER’ LUXURY PACKAGE   FROM WINE COUNTRY’S WING & BARREL RANCH  Once-in-a-lifetime getaways feature lodging, meals, and shooting with world-class vintners.  No membership required! SONOMA, CALIFORNIA – Jan. 16, 2020 This Valentine’s Day, surprise your beloved with an experiential
(More...) (Friday, January 17, 2020)

New Melones Report

by GLORY HOLE SPORTS STAFF
          New Melones Reservoir's current lake level is 1050.90 and 37.10 ft. from full. Currently temps are 54d. Water clarity is excellent. Angels Cove launch ramp is closed, and the fish cleaning station remains closed at Angels Cove with water line breaks
(More...) (Friday, January 17, 2020)

Monterey Bay Conditions & Fishing Report

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
No matter how much we learn or think we know, fishing will always remain somewhat of a mystery. This week featured fine conditions. There was a bit of a swell, and a little rain here and there, but mostly the
(More...) (Friday, January 17, 2020)

Lake Shasta Fishing Report by James Everhart

by RB BASS
Cloudy/ Cloudy light rain early Air temp: 46/37 Wind: 2-5mph/5-12 Water Clarity: Clear/Clear   Water Temp: 51-53/50-52   Pre-fish: Saturday/Sunday 4th & 5th of January   My partner and I arrived at the lake and launched from Bridge Bay around 10am. Our first run was up the Pit River
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

An Island of Our Own

by STEVEN T. CALLAN / Author
Over the years, Kathy and I have often dreamed of escaping today’s fast-paced, hectic world and moving to an island of our own—an island of trees, flowers, and abundant wildlife, where we could experience the joys of nature without leaving
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Smith is it for green water

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Last week I wrote that the Smith River would be the best bet for steelhead-green water. Well, that was only partially correct. The rains that were forecasted didn’t pan out entirely, and left the main Eel and South Fork perfectly
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Lower Rogue Has Remained Fishable This Week

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
According to Martin, the Elk River dropped to 5 feet on Wednesday, the high point of where it is fishable. “It had reached 6.5 feet. It will be in play this week,” he said. “The bright spot has been the
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Elk River Conditions

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
According to Martin, the Elk River dropped to 5 feet on Wednesday, the high point of where it is fishable. “It had reached 6.5 feet. It will be in play this week,” he said.
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Chetco River Conditions

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Chetco has been high and blown out the past week, with flows of 5,000 to 10,000 cfs reports Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “It generally fishes best below 4,000 cfs,” said Martin. “Those kind of flows may be
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Eel Main Stem Blew Out This Week

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The main stem blew out on Tuesday and it looks like it will be some time before it’s fishable again. It will likely need a solid 10 or so days before it’s green. Prior to blowing out, fishing remained tough.
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

Water Report For Truckee River

by RENO FLY FISHING OUTFITTERS
Reno Fly Shop guide, Mike Anderson, @mt_anderson with your on the water Report from the Truckee River! February at pyramid lake is booking quickly, don’t miss out, call today and book your trip. #renoflyshop #renotahoe #nofilterfishingreport #truckeeriver #pyramidlake #flyshopsmall #flyshopstrong #getoutthere
(More...) (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

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