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California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season To Opening On April 5 California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season To Opening On April 5

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 8, 2014

The long-awaited recreational salmon fishing season will open in California’s ocean waters on Saturday, April 5, 2014, from Horse Mountain in Humboldt County (40° 05' 00" N. latitude) south to the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the...

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Rockfish Trips Yield Consistent Results

Written By: David Hurley,
September 26, 2013

Rockfishing remains the most consistent game in town with the Happy Hooker putting in limits of rockfish and a healthy lingcod count on Saturday along the Marin coast.

Out of Emeryville Sportfishing, the Sea Wolf, New Seeker, Super Fish,...

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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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Rockfish Trips Yield Consistent Results

Written By: David Hurley,

Rockfishing remains the most consistent game in town with the Happy Hooker putting in limits of rockfish and a healthy lingcod count on Saturday along the Marin coast.

Out of Emeryville Sportfishing, the Sea Wolf, New Seeker, Super Fish, and four-pack Wet Spot combined...

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Catching The Ultimate Lingcod Bait

Written By: Steve ‘Hippo’ Lau,

They are long, skinny, extra shiny, and lingcod (especially BIG lingcod!) love to eat them. I consider them the ultimate lingcod bait. They are commonly referred to as jacksmelt.

Jacksmelt of any size are good bait, and the big ones are usually known as "horses.”...

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Feb 11, 2013 Perch Fishermen Unite To Raise Money To Restore Salmon And Steelhead

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The 9th Annual Sand Crab Classic Perch Tournament, one of my favorite California angling events, is set for March 9, 2013 at the Portuguese Hall in Santa Cruz.

This event is limited entry and fills fast. “The event draws anglers of all ages and is considered the...

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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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KITTLES Outdoor & Sport Co. KITTLES Outdoor & Sport Co.

Kittle's Outdoor was established in 1999 by Scott and Patrick Kittle. It continues to be a family owned operation located in...

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Shasta Tackle Co. Shasta Tackle Co.

Shasta Tackle: It’s Not Just Gear, It’s A System Of Fishing
By Cal Kellogg
Several years ago I met Gary Miralles of the Shasta Tackle...

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Tips & Tactics for Santa Cruz
How To Mooch Up A Salmon Dinner How To Mooch Up A Salmon Dinner

Written By: Cal Kellogg

The conditions were ideal. It was late summer and a dense fog hung over the dark water. The groundswell was low and the surface was dotted...

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Deadly Salmon Trolling Techniques Using Hot Spot Flashers! Deadly Salmon Trolling Techniques Using Hot Spot Flashers!

Written By: FishSniffer Staff

Designed and produced by successful fishermen, Hot Spot’s deadly trolling approaches have been proven to catch more and bigger salmon time...

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Using The Right Jig Using The Right Jig

Written By: Steve ‘Hippo’ Lau

Jig fishing for rockfish off of our coast shouldn't be such a difficult thing to do. After all, aren't rockfish the dumb blonds of the...

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Weather Report for Santa Cruz

Todays date: Wednesday April 16, 2014

Santa Cruz Fish Species
  • Saltwater Salmon
  • Saltwater Salmon
  • Rockfish
  • Rockfish
  • Albacore
  • Albacore
Whats Biting?

Saltwater Salmon

Rockfish

Albacore



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