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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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Lake Alpine Rainbow Action Sizzles

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 20, 2013

If you want to hook big rainbow trout from shore in the Ebbetts Pass region, head up to Lake Alpine.

Just ask William Lum, who landed a 4 lb. rainbow while soaking PowerBait from shore over the July Fourth weekend.

Bank fishermen are ...

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Combo Trout/Catfish Adventures Highlight High Country Options Combo Trout/Catfish Adventures Highlight High Country Options

Written By: Dan Bacher,
June 29, 2013

One of the wonderful things about living in northern California in the summer months is that you have the option of targeting Sierra Nevada lakes that have good populations of both trout and catfish.

On many lakes, including Lake Valley...

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Lake Alpine Rainbow Action Sizzles

Written By: Dan Bacher,

If you want to hook big rainbow trout from shore in the Ebbetts Pass region, head up to Lake Alpine.

Just ask William Lum, who landed a 4 lb. rainbow while soaking PowerBait from shore over the July Fourth weekend.

Bank fishermen are hooking trout averaging 12 to 14...

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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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Nov. 20, 2012 White Pines Lake Only Trout Option

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Arnold) The only place where you can fish for trout locally, now that Spicer and Alpine lakes are snowed in until spring, is White Pines Reservoir or New Melones Lake.

Even there, you’re going to have walk through several inches of snow. “It’s been snowing the last...

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Guides and Services

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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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Alpine County Alpine County Alpine County,Chamber of Commerce,Camping,Fishing,Skiing,Hiking,Canoeing,Kayaking

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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Victoria’s Tackle Secrets Victoria’s Tackle Secrets

Hand  Crafted Tackle of the Finest Quality 

Our mission is simple: To make the highest quality fishing tackle on the market today....

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Tips & Tactics for Union Reservoir
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 Union Reservoir

Todays date: Wednesday April 16, 2014

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