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Wounded Tracking with Electronic Device?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Archery season is starting and before we go out I would like to know if it’s legal to use an electronic tracking device that attaches to an arrow to help track our game. The tracking device separates from the arrow
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Collins Lake cats are catch of the day!

by KATHY HESS / Collins Lake
Catfish were #1 this past week and it didn't matter what the bait was, they seem to like it all, starting with Amelia Burton who fished off the dock with her Daddy, they caught two nice Cats (biggest was 4
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Russian River News

Economic Impact of the Fish Flow Project The lower Russian River area has been a haven for tourism since the late 1800’s. It’s beautiful rolling Redwood forested mountains, clean clear water, and proximity to the coast has brought people from all
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Tahoe Lakers

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Fishing Guide Hans Moxley checked in from Lake Tahoe with an update on the Lake Trout fishing. The fishing this morning was slow but we did end up with a nice limit of Mackinaw Trout.
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Lower Klamath quota reached quickly

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Just after the additional water released from Iron Gate Dam hit the mouth of the Klamath River, controversial news broke from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. On Tuesday, the CDFW determined the 555 quota of adult fall-run Chinook
(More...) (Thursday, August 25, 2016)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

Weather and sea conditions continue to cooperate with area anglers. Most mornings have been beautiful for fishing with calm even glassy seas. Afternoons continue to be somewhat windy. Those in smaller boats should set their alarms early. The calm ocean
(More...) (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)

Striped and Black Bass Petition Withdrawn

by MICHAEL COATS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
08/24/16 -- Here's reaction from the Golden Gate Salmon Association executive director John McManus to the Striped and Black Bass petition being withdrawn: The entire fishing community united in opposition to this anti-fish proposal. I guess some good fish
(More...) (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)

Los Vaqueros Fishing Report

by LOS VAQUEROS STAFF / Los Vaqueros Reservoir
GENERAL CONDITIONS Summer fishing is continuing with small striped bass very present; trout and catfish are still active with a few largemouth reported. The reservoir is currently storing 115,900 acre-feet of water, 72 percent of capacity. Pumping has resumed and
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

Bass Tub SF Report

by ERIK ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
Another great day of fishing today Tuesday, August 23 the bass tub ended the day with 22 limits of rockfish, six lings, and six halibut to 20 pounds for a box topper! We do have lots of room tomorrow for a
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

The Petition has been Withdrawn

by CHAD WOODS / Sportfishingreport.com
The Good News is Out! The petition number 2016-011 (striped and black bass) has been withdrawn by the petitioners. As a result the Commission will not be taking action on this petition. This is fantastic news for
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

Sea Wolf Fishing Report

by CAPTAIN JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
8/11/2016 - 8/21/2016. It's been a pretty awesome couple weeks with great weather and off the hook fishing. Here's scores from last week. 8/17: 17 limits of rockfish and 51 lingcod 8/18: 33 limits of rockfish and 99 lingcod 8/19: 21
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

32 Pound King

by RJ WALDRON / Sundance Charters
Captain RJ Waldon checked in last night with an update from the Sundance out of Emeryville, CA. Today we had very good fishing for our group of 6 anglers. The weather was flat calm. We fished from
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

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