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Steelhead Follow Salmon Into System

October 28, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Trinity Lake, Trinity River,
River Salmon Steelhead

(Weaverville) While most anglers are still focusing on king salmon, increasing numbers of steelhead are starting to show in the catches as the steelies follow the salmon into the Trinity River system.

“Bank...

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The Beat Goes On – Lingcod And Rockfish Limits

October 28, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Monterey Bay,
Crabs Rockfish Lingcod

(Moss Landing) If you like limits of big lingcod and rockfish, head out on a trip down the beautiful Monterey County coast to Point Sur.

“Today's rockfish trip to Point Sur produced once-again epic fishing for...

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Stripers And Largemouths Plentiful Amongst The Hyacinith

October 27, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Bass Stripers

 (Stockton) Water hyacinth and aquatic growth on the main San Joaquin and the Mokelumne rivers continued to create challenges for striper and black bass fishermen, but the striped and largemouth bass are...

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Salmon Fishing Is Off And On

October 27, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon

(Verona) Salmon fishing has been off and on in the Verona area of the Sacramento River.

“The fishing was great at Verona, but it has tapered off,” said James Netzel of Fishing James Guide Service. “We’ve been...

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Anglers Target Kings And Silvers

October 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Umpqua River,
River Salmon Saltwater Salmon Trout

(Elkton) The ODFW reported that fall run kings are moving up the Umpqua. Chinook have been caught up to River Forks Park. There are fishing opportunities for both boat and bank anglers to catch Chinook along...

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Striper Bite Inconsistent As Sturgeon Bite Accelerates

October 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
San Joaquin Delta, Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers Sturgeon

(Pittsburg) Striper action in the West Delta is hot one day, cold the next. This is a pretty typical pattern for this time of the year. Sturgeon action has come on strong in recent days. There are lots of...

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Trout Action Perks Up As Water Cools

October 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Wildhorse Lake,
Trout

(Elko) This week the water temperature at Wildhorse Reservoir broke the 60 degree mark, coming in at 59 degrees, perfect for trout fishing. There is lots of green in the canyon, but the water around the state...

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Salmon To 30 Pounds Bite Off Bodega

October 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Bodega Bay,
Rockfish Saltwater Salmon Crabs

(Bodega Bay) Despite the fact that we are well into the month of October, salmon continue to bite for Bodega Bay anglers and most of them are big fish. The average weight is running right at 20 pounds and 30...

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Crowds Get Lighter Despite Outstanding Fishing

October 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate,
Crabs Saltwater Stripers Saltwater Salmon Rockfish Lingcod

(Berkeley) October is always a strange month for S.F. Bay/Golden Gate charter boats. The fishing is typically outstanding, yet crowds are light as anglers turn their attention to river salmon, Delta stripers...

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Metro Salmon Action Is Hit And Miss

October 16, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon Stripers

(Sacramento) Shore anglers are hooking increasing numbers of bright king salmon while tossing out spinners at Miller Park, the Minnow Hole and Discovery Park, but the action is very hit and miss.

Dave...

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Red Hot King Salmon Bite On  The Feather River !!!!   10/26/14
Red Hot King Salmon Bite On The Feather River !!!!  10/26/14

October 26, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

The Feather river king salmon bite continues to be Red Hot. John, Johnny and Blake all of Yuba City did an excellent job on the river. They went 6 for 10 fish. All fish caught on the New Cousins Raze...
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Feather River King Salmon Report 10/25/14
Feather River King Salmon Report 10/25/14

October 26, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

The Feather river is still putting out some great quality king salmon. Mike and Ron didn't mind the rain and the wind the salmon were on the bite! They both went home with a limit of fish. Anyone ready for...

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Feather River King Salmon Going Strong  10/21/14
Feather River King Salmon Going Strong 10/21/14

October 21, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Today's trip was a grandfather/ grandson combo. We hit the Feather river water bright and early and it wasn't long before the grandson Micheal Morales rod went to tug tug and he yells out I have a fish...
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Another Great Day On The Feather River 10/19/14
Another Great Day On The Feather River 10/19/14

October 19, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Awesome day on the Feather river hooking into some hard fighting king salmon.  Jim and David hooked six salmon lost 3 of them during the battle of getting them to the boat. That's the way it goes...

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Feather River Keeps Producing More King Salmon! 10/17/14
Feather River Keeps Producing More King Salmon! 10/17/14

October 19, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Scott Hallibuton and John Buckland put the hammer down on the king salmon this morning. They had the limit of fish in the box by 9am!! Some new fish are also making their way up river to. All fish were...

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Feather River King Salmon Still Going  10/16/14
Feather River King Salmon Still Going 10/16/14

October 16, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Rueben Clemente of Wheatland, CA. Had a great day on the Feather river. Rueben hooked and landed his two salmon by 10am. So we decided to hang out one more hour to get my two salmon too. The man is a...

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Feather River King Salmon 10/11/14
Feather River King Salmon 10/11/14

October 16, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Boat pressure has dropped off on the Feather river. Salmon are still in the river from Oroville to Verona. Below are a few photos of Greg Phelan and Stephen Opferman having some fun reeling in some king salmon...

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Feather River King Salmon 10/9/14
Feather River King Salmon 10/9/14

October 16, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Made a kick evening trip out on the Feather River. And Randy Fukumoto from Yuba City  hooked and landed his first salmon. Good job! We also had two other salmon on but they popped off while fighting them.

...

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The salmon season is not over!  Feather River 10/4/14
The salmon season is not over!  Feather River 10/4/14

October 4, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

A fresh batch of salmon have moved into the Feather River. We hooked four salmon lost one next to the boat. Two others popped off while fighting them. Luke hooked his first salmon and made sure it didn't...

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Salmon and Steelhead
Salmon and Steelhead

September 17, 2014
Written By: Al Brown Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon Steelhead Trout

The Salmon are moving upriver fast ,one day it will be limits for everyone and 2 days later you will only hook a couple fish. That is Salmon fishing. I have been drifting Roe or back bouncing Roe with good...

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Plugging For Delta Stripers, Kayak-Style
Plugging For Delta Stripers, Kayak-Style

October 28, 2014
Written By: Wes Ward,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers

Several years ago, I was fishing for largemouth bass in mid-fall on the Sacramento River near Verona. It began as a pretty average day on the river catching quite a few small bass along a rocky stretch of...

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Searcher 6-Day Long Range trip Scores Yellowtail, Dorado, and Tuna
Searcher 6-Day Long Range trip Scores Yellowtail, Dorado, and Tuna

October 28, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
San Diego,
Tuna Dorado Wahoo

The 24 Penn Fishing University anglers who embarked for a 6-day long-range adventure in September onboard Captain Art Taylor’s Searcher out of Fisherman’s Landing in San Diego were understandably a bit nervous...

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Steelhead Follow Salmon Into System

October 28, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Trinity Lake, Trinity River,
River Salmon Steelhead

(Weaverville) While most anglers are still focusing on king salmon, increasing numbers of steelhead are starting to show in the catches as the steelies follow the salmon into the Trinity River system.

“Bank...

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The Beat Goes On – Lingcod And Rockfish Limits

October 28, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Monterey Bay,
Crabs Rockfish Lingcod

(Moss Landing) If you like limits of big lingcod and rockfish, head out on a trip down the beautiful Monterey County coast to Point Sur.

“Today's rockfish trip to Point Sur produced once-again epic fishing for...

read more ››
Stripers And Largemouths Plentiful Amongst The Hyacinith

October 27, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Bass Stripers

 (Stockton) Water hyacinth and aquatic growth on the main San Joaquin and the Mokelumne rivers continued to create challenges for striper and black bass fishermen, but the striped and largemouth bass are...

read more ››
Salmon Fishing Is Off And On

October 27, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon

(Verona) Salmon fishing has been off and on in the Verona area of the Sacramento River.

“The fishing was great at Verona, but it has tapered off,” said James Netzel of Fishing James Guide Service. “We’ve been...

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Red Hot King Salmon Bite On  The Feather River !!!!   10/26/14
Red Hot King Salmon Bite On The Feather River !!!!  10/26/14

October 26, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

The Feather river king salmon bite continues to be Red Hot. John, Johnny and Blake all of Yuba City did an excellent job on the river. They went 6 for 10 fish. All fish caught on the New Cousins Raze...
read more ››
Feather River King Salmon Report 10/25/14
Feather River King Salmon Report 10/25/14

October 26, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

The Feather river is still putting out some great quality king salmon. Mike and Ron didn't mind the rain and the wind the salmon were on the bite! They both went home with a limit of fish. Anyone ready for...

read more ››
Feather River King Salmon Going Strong  10/21/14
Feather River King Salmon Going Strong 10/21/14

October 21, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Today's trip was a grandfather/ grandson combo. We hit the Feather river water bright and early and it wasn't long before the grandson Micheal Morales rod went to tug tug and he yells out I have a fish...
read more ››
Another Great Day On The Feather River 10/19/14
Another Great Day On The Feather River 10/19/14

October 19, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Awesome day on the Feather river hooking into some hard fighting king salmon.  Jim and David hooked six salmon lost 3 of them during the battle of getting them to the boat. That's the way it goes...

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