It will be hard to match the fantastic striper fishing taking place in San Pablo and San Francisco Bay, but there are quality options available this week. Kokanee fishing is falling into place at New Melones. Alpine County creeks are
The following lakes, rivers, streams and ponds this week will receive plants of catchable trout from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife:
ALPINE Kinney ReservoirALPINE Stanislaus River, Clarks ForkCALAVERAS Angels CreekCALAVERAS Stanislaus River, North ForkCALAVERAS White Pines LakeFRESNO Big Creek,
The first limits of salmon this year were reported today by the party boat, Fish the Outer Limits of Sausalito.
Captain Jim Robertson guided his seven anglers to 14 salmon, with the largest weighing 28 pounds (pictured).
Could be the start of
North Coast charter boat websites and fishing forums were quieter than usual over the Memorial Day holiday thanks to the distance to be traveled in a bumpy ocean to find the salmon or bottomfish.
Many skippers were forced to cancel bookings
A near state-record striped bass was landed last week by Alvin Vang of Clovis, who was casting a white Zoom Super Fluke from the shore near the Romero Visitor Center at San Luis Reservoir.
Vang landed a 66.9 pound striper, just
The 17.9 pound bass reportedly caught this week at Contra Loma Reservoir has been discovered to be a hoax.
The bass did weigh 17.9 pounds when it was found floating dead along the shoreline at 6:30 a.m. The angler picked up