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State Seeks Federal Disaster Declarations for Commercial Crab Fishing

In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. today requested federal declarations of a fishery disaster and a commercial fishery failure in response to the continued presence of unsafe levels of domoic acid,
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Great Weather and Fishing

The Topaz Trout Derby continues and this week was a great week for fishing. Ginger Buzzard checked in from the General Store at Topaz Lodge to report in on the recent happenings. Last week did pretty well. Our
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Salmon in Big Trouble, All Hands on Deck

by JOHN MCMANUS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
Bad News for Winter Run Very few adult winter run will likely return to spawn in 2017 and 2018 which could easily lead to further restriction on ocean salmon fishing. Federal fishery experts reported only three percent of the winter
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Renouned Winegrower Phil Coturri To Be Honored

by MICHAEL COATS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
Petaluma, CA (February 8, 2016)— The Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) will host its 3rd Annual Sonoma dinner with special guest winegrower and water conservation advocate Phil Coturri, Friday, March 11. The special event will be held at Ramekins Event
(More...) (Monday, February 8, 2016)

Lake Don Pedro Fishing Report

Fished Sonora bass anglers tournament on Don Pedro Saturday. Water temps were 51-54 and water was stained. With lake level still on the the rise the bite remains tuff but is improving with the warming trend. My partner and I
(More...) (Sunday, February 7, 2016)

Lake Amador Fishing Report

Ione, Ca- Myself and good friend Jackson Rancheria pro Earl Dalton had a chance to capitalize on the recent warm rains and rising water. We hooked up the boat and headed for Lake Amador. As we drove across the
(More...) (Sunday, February 7, 2016)

Lake Tahoe producing Lakers

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Super Bowl Sunday was a good day for fishing. The morning trip was O.K. The weather was fantastic. We caught some nice fish, just seem to be one short. Great job guys, a lot of fun
(More...) (Sunday, February 7, 2016)

Upper Owens Fish Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Warmer weather on the way for an extended period. This will cause flows to come up moderately due to run-off. Turbidity can be significant especially below the confluence of Hot Creeks inlets, & the irrigation canals. Snow and ice present
(More...) (Sunday, February 7, 2016)

Truckee River Fish Report

The recent high water did wonders for the river. This was the highest flow event that we have seen since July 2012 at the Farad Gage. CURRENT CONDITIONS OF THE TRUCKEE RIVER AT FARAD While the river was high this brought a
(More...) (Saturday, February 6, 2016)

Sturgeon Update

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Had a fun filled first day back in Martinez for our month and a half long sturgeon season. The day started slow but quickly picked up in the afternoon. We got 6 sturgeon on the day. Fours shakers a keeper
(More...) (Friday, February 5, 2016)

Clear Lake is Heating Up

by RUSS ENGLAND / Clear Lake Guide Service
Today Jim and I added another 43 fish to the tally. He got one nice 5+. One of the ways we caught them today produced a better size fish than yesterday though we didn't run in to any big fish.
(More...) (Friday, February 5, 2016)

Trout City

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
WOW! WOW! WOW! TROPHY TROUT ALERT!!! Alfred Owyoung had the fight of a lifetime today as he reeled in this 12.02lb monster rainbow from Lake Amador. He was fishing from his boat out at the spillway and hooked up by
(More...) (Friday, February 5, 2016)

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