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Landlocked Sockeye Bite Explodes

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
June 30, 2014

It’s high mountain kokanee time at both Stampede Reservoir and Donner Lake. While the fish are not running large, they are fat, healthy, plentiful and full of fight!

“The kokanee bite at Stampede has been as aggressive as I think I’ve...

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For Sale 2013 Fish Sniffer Willie Raptor For Sale 2013 Fish Sniffer Willie Raptor

Written By: FishSniffer Staff,
September 16, 2013

Once again, the Fish Sniffer is prowling the waters of Northern California in a beautiful 21’ Willie Raptor.  The Raptor is an extremely versatile boat – big and solid enough for large lakes and the ocean, yet compact enough to...

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Mackinaw Provide Plenty Action Across Tahoe Region - Lake Tahoe/Stampede Reservoir

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
April 16, 2013

(South Lake Tahoe) Mackinaw fishing at Lake Tahoe has been good to very good for over a month. At this point the bite at Tahoe remains consistent and secondary mack bites have erupted at Stampede and Donner.

“I fished Stampede yesterday....

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Landlocked Sockeye Bite Explodes

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

It’s high mountain kokanee time at both Stampede Reservoir and Donner Lake. While the fish are not running large, they are fat, healthy, plentiful and full of fight!

“The kokanee bite at Stampede has been as aggressive as I think I’ve ever seen it,” reported Captain...

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Mackinaw Provide Plenty Action Across Tahoe Region - Lake Tahoe/Stampede Reservoir...

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

(South Lake Tahoe) Mackinaw fishing at Lake Tahoe has been good to very good for over a month. At this point the bite at Tahoe remains consistent and secondary mack bites have erupted at Stampede and Donner.

“I fished Stampede yesterday. Overall the fishing was a...

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Fred Hall Shows Expand Seminars

Written By: FishSniffer Staff,

Most people don’t realize that at the Fred Hall Shows…The Ultimate Outdoor Experience over 600 seminars take place during a nine-day period.  There are over 400 seminars in five days at Long Beach and over 200 seminars in four days at San Diego.  The Long Beach Show is...

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Guides and Services
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service Elite Sportsmen Guide Service

Elite Sportsmen Guide Service is the premier hunting and fishing guide service company in Northern CA. We offer fully guided trips...

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TightLines Guide Service TightLines Guide Service

Rick Kennedy Of Tight Lines Guide Service For Kokanee, Trout, Macks, Landlocked Kings And River Salmon!

Rick Kennedy has hunted and...

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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 Donner Lake
Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings! Heavy Metal For Trout And Landlocked Kings!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Take a look at the tackle assortment of a trout and landlocked king salmon troller and you’ll see a lot of spoons, such as Sep’s Pro...

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Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait? Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

I’m of the opinion that in most situations well-presented natural baits will outperform artificials. Following this philosophy, when the...

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Hoochies For Trout And Salmon Hoochies For Trout And Salmon

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Hoochies are a killer offering for trout and salmon that won't break the bank. To learn more about trolling hoochies, check out this...

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Weather Report for Donner Lake

Todays date: Tuesday July 22, 2014

Donner Lake Species
  • Trout
  • Trout
  • Mackinaw
  • Mackinaw
  • Kokanee
  • Kokanee
Whats Biting?

Trout

Mackinaw

Kokanee



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