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Kings And Rainbows Continue Fall Feeding Spree

Written By: Dan Bacher,
October 14, 2014

(Winter) King salmon and rainbow trout fishing is very good at Lake Berryessa, though fishing for kokanee has slowed down as the fish move into spawning mode.

Rich Crispi of TW Guide Service reported top-notch fishing on his latest...

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Kings Go On Fall Bite

Written By: Dan Bacher,
September 29, 2014

(Winter) Rich Crispi of TW Guide Service reported “great” fishing for king and kokanee salmon on his latest trolling adventure on Lake Berryessa.

We caught kings up to 4 pounds, kokanee up to 18 inches and a bonus rainbow trout tipping...

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Kings Biting As Kokanee Bite Tapers Off

Written By: Dan Bacher,
September 22, 2014

(Sacramento) Troy Barr of T-Roy’s Guide Service reported “so-so” salmon fishing on his last kokanee trip of the season on Lake Berryessa.

“My client and I hooked 6 kings to 24 inches and 3 pounds and four kokanee in the 14 inch range,”...

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Kings And Rainbows Continue Fall Feeding Spree

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Winter) King salmon and rainbow trout fishing is very good at Lake Berryessa, though fishing for kokanee has slowed down as the fish move into spawning mode.

Rich Crispi of TW Guide Service reported top-notch fishing on his latest trolling adventure on the lake.

“Joel...

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Kings Go On Fall Bite

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Winter) Rich Crispi of TW Guide Service reported “great” fishing for king and kokanee salmon on his latest trolling adventure on Lake Berryessa.

We caught kings up to 4 pounds, kokanee up to 18 inches and a bonus rainbow trout tipping the scales at just about six...

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Kings Biting As Kokanee Bite Tapers Off

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Sacramento) Troy Barr of T-Roy’s Guide Service reported “so-so” salmon fishing on his last kokanee trip of the season on Lake Berryessa.

“My client and I hooked 6 kings to 24 inches and 3 pounds and four kokanee in the 14 inch range,” said Barr. “We couldn’t get any...

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worked hard for limits at Berryessa

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 31, 2014

slow fishing at Berryessa but stuck it out and got my 2 clients limits. most boats quit around noon but I talked clients into staying till 3 where we got the devil fish.  I'm the guide that you have to talk into going home early.  Ended up with 2 trout and 8 kokanee.  Threw the box at em...

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Lake Berryessa Tough Bite Today

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 25, 2013

Must have been crazy to fish Memorial Day Weekend but clients wanted a trip.  Left Markley Cove before 6am and headed straight over to the southern tip of big island.  Immediately caught 2 Kokanee then the bite turned off for a couple hours.  A fish here and there all day after that. ...

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Berryessa Kokes on the bite

Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
May 13, 2013

Today had 3 clients, 2 of which were cancels so actually only 1 client today.  Decided to give Berryessa another shot.  Boy am I glad I did.  Been a while since I've gotten into those nice Kokanee again.  Got 2 limits of Kokanee to 17" in under 3 hours.  Smallest Kokanee kept was 15.5". ...

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Berryessa Trifecta

Written By: Forum Member: Big_Globe,
August 13, 2013

Got the day off today, so I hit Berry with my good friend Rich and his son Richie.
Started off not so good, noticed an axle bearing going out in Winters. But we got there and back home.
Fishing was not to bad, we got all 3 - Trout, Kings, & Kokes. Fish came from 65' to 105'.

Nice big trout...

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Lakey Berryessa Kokes and Bows

Written By: Forum Member: jlivengood,
May 7, 2013

Not long ago I had the opportunity to meet a fellow Fish Sniffer through the forums. Chilo (bo34) needed a spare tire for his trailer and I just happened to have one. We met one evening to make the deal and started talking, as fishermen will.

Come to find Chilo had purchased a...

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Guides and Services
C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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Snag Proof Snag Proof

Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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LUHR-JENSEN LUHR-JENSEN


Eight decades ago, the Luhr-Jensen company was born in an unused chicken coop in rural Hood River, Oregon. It was the height of the...

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Tips & Tactics for Berryessa Reservoir
Fall Bass Focus On Baitfish Fall Bass Focus On Baitfish

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

It’s that time of the year when the days are getting shorter and the day time temperatures are starting to cool down. This only means one...

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Delta Topwater Bass Action! Delta Topwater Bass Action!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

 When summertime comes around on the California Delta, there’s nothing that will get your adrenaline flowing like when a giant largemouth...

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Pitching For Bass Pitching For Bass

Written By: Larry Nixon

If a bass could build its ideal habitat, the specs would be something like this: shallow water, in or near heavy cover with quick access...

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Weather Report for Berryessa Reservoir

Todays date: Thursday October 30, 2014

Berryessa Reservoir Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Bass
  • Bass
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Landlocked Salmon
  • Panfish
  • Panfish
  • Catfish
  • Catfish
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Bass

Landlocked Salmon

Panfish

Catfish

Kokanee



Water Level for Berryessa Reservoir

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