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Whiskeytown Lake Kokanee still going strong!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Well its been three months since Whiskeytown Lake started to produce easy limits of Kokanee salmon on every trip. Nothing has changed and anyone who has fished Whiskeytown Lake this summer knows just how good the fishing has been.
(More...) (Saturday, July 30, 2016)

Catfish Derby

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
This is an annual derby we hold with our residents and friends, and this year decided to open it to the public. Its always a good time. — at Lake Amador Resort. Mark your calendars for August 3rd.
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Monster Ling

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Captain James Smith checked in mid-trip to report a Monster Lingcod. James said, 'This ling must have swam down from Alaska!' James will check in after they are done cleaning the fish with the final score.
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Tahoe Lakers

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Fishing Guide Hans Moxley checked in from Hooked Up Sportfishing out of Carnelian Bay, CA (aka Lake Tahoe). Today we a limit of Lake Trout. We did have to go through a LOT of missed, and lost fish to get
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Lovely Martha Rockfish

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in from the Lovely Martha out San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Today we ran a 1/2 day rockfish trip and caught 1/2 limits of rockfish and 1 lingcod for 21 anglers. Beautiful flat calm weather
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Don Castro Report

GENERAL CONDITIONS Sunny and warm, with some fish biting reported. Hot spots are typically the steep bank located next to the park entrance, and the fishing dock. The most recently successful lures are garlic scented, and colored bright green. Power-Bait
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Del Valle Lake Fishing Report

by DEL VALLE MARINA / Lake Del Valle
GENERAL CONDITIONS We had some nice weather again this week, not too hot and some mild winds. This made for some great fishing conditions. Currently the water temperature is holding at 78 degrees, this is what Striped Bass and Catfish
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sentinel
Chris’ Fishing Trips out of Monterey Harbor seems to be concentrating on lingcod this year. “Yes we are,” owner Chris Arcaleo says, ”That’s why we take the time to stop and catch live bait every day.” The tactic has been
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Collins Lake cats dominate fish photos!

by KATHY HESS / Collins Lake
Alonzo Navarra from Vallejo hooked the biggest cat this week, his was a 7 lb. 12 oz. monster and he was fishing down at the Water's Edge group camp area. He was using a marshmallow & PowerBait combo. Chris Luke
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Saturday Open Party on New Huck Finn

NEWS FLASH - The New Huck Finn had a last minute charter cancellation and now has space tomorrow (Saturday) on it's live-bait rockfish/lingcod combo trip. Give us a call at (510) 604-0601 and reserve your spot now!
(More...) (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Shelter Cove Update

by JAKE MITCHELL / Sea Hawk Sportfishing
After a couple days of slow salmon fishing the bite has picked back up. It hasn't been quite as red hot as it was last week but we've still managed to get limits the last couple days. The ling cod
(More...) (Thursday, July 28, 2016)

Sea Wolf Rockfish Report

by CAPTAIN JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
The Sea Wolf has had a couple days of some pretty awesome fishing and a little break in the weather to boot (not flat calm but it's a lot better than what we've been dealing with over the past 40
(More...) (Thursday, July 28, 2016)

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