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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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Tahoe Mackinaw Bite Shifts Into High Gear Tahoe Mackinaw Bite Shifts Into High Gear

Written By: Cal Kellogg,
April 13, 2013

There was a light breeze riffling on the glass surface as we pulled away from the dock. I watched the depth finder as Gene pulled out of Cave Rock boat launch and our day was about to begin. Today I was fishing Lake Tahoe alongside Gene...

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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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July 26, 2012 Mackinaw Anglers Bag Limits Despite Strong Winds

Written By: Cal Kellogg,

The wind has been blowing over the crest of the Sierra for the past several days and the result has been windy sloppy conditions on Lake Tahoe, but that has not kept adventurous anglers from hooking limits of mackinaw in the 2 to 7 pound class.

“I headed out onto the...

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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
Low Water, Big Opportunities Low Water, Big Opportunities

Written By: Cal Kellogg

It’s raining hard today, so I feel a little strange sitting here at my keyboard writing an article about low water fishing opportunities....

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Your Guide To Grubbing Your Guide To Grubbing

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Have you noticed that often the best looking, sexiest baits aren’t the best fish producers? I’ve seen it time and time again, when a...

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Trout And Salmon Trolling With Natural Baits: Part Two Trout And Salmon Trolling With Natural Baits: Part Two

Written By: Cal Kellogg

We kicked off this discussion of natural bait trolling in the last issue of the Fish Sniffer. Here’s the conclusion-Cal Kellogg.

Over the...

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Weather Report for Donner Lake

Todays date: Saturday April 19, 2014

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

Trout

Mackinaw

Kokanee



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