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​Coastal rivers full of kings

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Last week’s deluge was just what our rivers — and our salmon — badly needed. From the Chetco to the Eel, all of the rivers saw huge flow increases, allowing the late run of fall kings to make their way
(More...) (Thursday, October 20, 2016)

Jurassic Pond Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Beautiful Jurassic Pond is a private trophy trout fishery that is exclusively guided by Sierra Drifters pros. It is situated near McGee Creek, and overlooks Crowley Lake. We fish with streamers, nymphs, & dry flies during warmer periods. You will
(More...) (Tuesday, October 18, 2016)

Limits of Kings

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino called in this afternoon with an audio update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Today we had a Salmon trip with 11 anglers catch limits of King Salmon up to 25 pounds.
(More...) (Tuesday, October 18, 2016)

Early storm season impacts Sac salmon

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
It seems like it's a bit early for a multi-day storm system to be rolling through Shasta County, but I guess a little rain this time of year never hurts, or does it? Typically, the section of the Sacramento River
(More...) (Saturday, October 15, 2016)

Target Shooting with the Skeet Fleet

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
In Southern California we have taken large boats offshore on the open ocean to shoot clay pigeons with shotguns. We call them the “Skeet Fleet.” We use steel shot and do not shoot auto loaders such that we can maintain
(More...) (Saturday, October 15, 2016)

Collins Lake Fishing Report

These past two weeks produced some really great fish! The next few weeks should be even better since our Fall Trout Planting Program should start real soon, watch for updates on the webpage. Scott Schroeder hooked a gorgeous 5 lb.
(More...) (Thursday, October 13, 2016)

Almanor Kayak Fishing for Brown Trout

by MIKE MOGLER / My Outdoor Buddy
(More...) (Tuesday, October 11, 2016)

Glory Hole Fishing Report

Water Conditions New Melones Lake is currently holding 527,607 acre-feet of water. The lake level remained stable this past week and it appears more water is being held and less is being released. It is currently at 863 ft.
(More...) (Monday, October 10, 2016)

San Pablo Reservoir Fishing Report

Please put our Annual Family Fishing Day on your calendar it will be Saturday the 22nd of October. From 8 a.m. 1 p.m. we will be planting 1,000 lbs of Mt Lassen trout into a net for the kids
(More...) (Sunday, October 9, 2016)

Convict Lake Fishing Report

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Catch of the Week: Angler Jonathan Martinez from Riverside, CA landed this big boy while fishing near the South Shore. It was a 5 pound 2 ounce Rainbow and was caught with a pumpkin mini jig. Other notable catches this
(More...) (Saturday, October 8, 2016)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

Marine weather was mild and sea conditions very forgiving this week, enabling area anglers to fish to their heart’s content. Rockfish are holding steady along most or the rocky and reef areas in Monterey Bay. Big halibut are still making
(More...) (Friday, October 7, 2016)

Big Bows Biting

by GULL LAKE STAFF / Gull Lake Resort
The staff from Ernie's Bait and Tackle checked in this morning with an update from Gull Lake. Angler Vahik Petrossian from Glendale caught this 5.66 beauty on Gull lake using Garlic power bait!
(More...) (Friday, October 7, 2016)

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