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Sac River Salmon Update

by JAMES NETZEL / Tight Lines Guide Service
Fishing Guide James Netzel checked in from the Sacramento River today. We caught 4 salmon, 3 lost, and 2 hits before 10am on the Sac near Garcia Bend. Brad's cut plugs and ProTroll pro chip 11" flashers did its
(More...) (Friday, September 30, 2016)

Spearfishing for White Seabass

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: It’s been an ongoing debate among our small spearfishing group and it’s time to ask the authorities. When spearfishing from a boat, if a diver reaches his maximum limit of three white seabass (WSB) for the day and then
(More...) (Friday, September 30, 2016)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

A muscular south swell rolled through last week, putting fish off the bite in the shallower spots. The waves popped up then faded within a couple days with minimal effect. Winds stayed down for the most part and a couple
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2016)

Upper Klamath size restrictions to begin

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The adult salmon quota on the Upper Klamath River is close to being met, which will set forth new restrictions beginning next week. According to Sara Borok, Environmental Scientist on the Klamath River Project, monitoring efforts show that anglers above
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2016)

Sacramento River salmon fishing stalls out

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Last week's Sacramento River King salmon fishing enthusiasm has stalled and and has turned into a state of panic for Shasta county salmon anglers. What seemed to be an increase in bites and salmon caught near Cottonwood, Ca. has once
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2016)

Lovely Martha Rockfish Report

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino called in with an audio update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Today we had a 1/2 day Rockfish trip with 10 anglers catch 100 Rockfish and 2 Lingcod (up to 12
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2016)

Carson River East Fork (CA) Fishing Report

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
The river is flowing great. Fishing has been very good the last couple weeks. This is due to the recent fish plants by Alpine County. I talked to Geary and Deanna Ness from Minden NV. They fished last weekend and
(More...) (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)

​Kokanee in Shasta?

by GARY HEFFLEY / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Kokanee fishing is becoming more and more popular for anglers throughout the state. Reports abound of great fishing in many lakes, and tournaments provided by organizations such as Kokanee Power continue to grow the popularity throughout the Tahoe/Sierra, Motherlode and
(More...) (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)

Anglers Hookup at Collins Lake

by KATHY HESS / Collins Lake
Fall is on its way and Lake Collins anglers are making the most of it. Here’s a few of our outdoor buddies that hooked up this last week! Pictured above, David & Angela Gray from Sacramento fished the east side
(More...) (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)

Salty Lady Checks In With Limits

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
Capt Jared checked in from the Salty Lady to report that they had a very good day today just above Duxsbury Bouy and got limits of Salmon for our 5 anglers. The only thing that would have made it
(More...) (Tuesday, September 27, 2016)

Lake Amador Fishing Report

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
This time of year is great for camping. Its calm and relaxing without all the crowds. Only a few more weeks until the Tackle Box Café opens again, Yum! We are set to open Friday
(More...) (Monday, September 26, 2016)

Glory Hole Fishing Report

Water Conditions New Melones Lake is currently holding 530,168 acre-feet of water. The lake level dropped one foot this past week and it appears more water is being held and less is being released. It is currently at 864
(More...) (Monday, September 26, 2016)

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