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Top Water Lures Produce Schoolie Striped Bass

September 16, 2014
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Species:Stripers,

(Rio Vista) Schoolie striped bass continue to be landed in the area, while salmon anglers focus their attention on salmon at the mouth of the Old Sacramento River.

Sinister 5s continued to work for Delta Wood...

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Cats, Bass And Panfish Provide Sport

September 16, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Bass, Catfish, Trout, Panfish,

(Colfax) Trout action will get underway at Rollins and Scotts Flat lakes once the water temperatures begin dropping. Until then warm water species like catfish, bass and panfish are the target of choice for...

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Catfish Offer Best September Sport

September 16, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Catfish, River Salmon,

(Rio Linda) Catfish action is still “going crazy” on the Sacramento River, especially between Verona and Knights Landing, reported Tim Boggs at Elkhorn Outdoor Sports.

“Anglers are finding the best action on...

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Whiskeytown Kokanee Top 15 Inches

September 16, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Kokanee, Trout, Bass,

(Redding) Both Shasta and Whiskeytown are offering top notch action for north state trollers. At Whiskeytown the kokanee bite is raging as the fish continue to grow larger. At Shasta the rainbows are stacked...

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Smallmouth Bass Lead September Angling Parade

September 16, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Steelhead,

(Guerneville) Smallmouth bass will remain the top angling option on the Russian River until rain arrives in the watershed.

“Anglers are using Panther Martin and Rooster Tail spinners, Rebel crayfish...

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Trollers Hook Macks And ‘Kokes

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Kokanee, Mackinaw,

(South Lake Tahoe) You can’t go wrong by planning a trip to Lake Tahoe. The weather has been great, the summer crowds are thinning and the fishing is outstanding for both mackinaw and kokanee salmon.

The team...

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Salmon Fishing Improves With Increased Releases

September 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout, River Salmon, Bass,

(Weaverville) Salmon fishing is picking up on the lower Trinity River, due to the increased releases from Lewiston Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation to avert a fish kill on the Klamath. The kings are a mixture...

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Anglers Hook Chinooks!

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Tuna, Trout,

(Elkton) Despite the fact that the Umpqua is running low and warm, salmon are available and anglers are hooking up. That’s the word from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

According to the ODFW,...

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Striper Trolling Off To Productive Start

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Stripers,

(Pittsburg) There are decent numbers of schoolie size stripers in the West Delta and more are arriving every day. There are quite a few sturgeon holding in deep water too.

“Striper trolling is really good one...

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Anglers Pull Quality Rainbows Out Of Pocket Water

September 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Trout,

(Coleville) It’s September, normally a tough time of year on the West Walker and Little Walker rivers, but the runoff from Sierra thunderstorms recently boosted flows on the rivers.

“Anglers are experiencing...read more ››

Sac. River Salmon

Sac. River Salmon

September 3, 2014
Written By: Al Brown Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Sacramento River Salmon fishing from Redding to Corning has been great one day and not so good the next. The water is warmer this year then it ever has been since they put the cold water curtain in at Shasta...

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Sacramento River King Salmon Update !

Sacramento River King Salmon Update !

September 1, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Adam Sr and Adam Jr from Tracy, CA had an awesome day on the Sacramento River. We hooked our first salmon  on a Yakima Bait T55 flatfish but that one got away during the battle of getting it to the boat. We...

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Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

August 24, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Some nice new fish have moved into the Sacramento river. Here is Erreck Conley with a 17lb king salmon caught the new Cousins Raze series rods and Pro-cure redd hot double stuff cured roe.

Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

August 17, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Trout,

The rainbow trout at Don Pedro are gorging themselves on shad and are getting fatter by the day. Clients have been landing trout to nearly three pounds and most over the two pound mark on recent trips and a...

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Sacramento River King Salmon 8/15/14

Sacramento River King Salmon 8/15/14

August 15, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Jordan Neri starting the morning off with a nice Sacramento king salmon. Caught on the new Cousin raze series rod and Yakima plugs.

 

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Kokanee on fire at Little grass valley.

Kokanee on fire at Little grass valley.

July 29, 2014
Written By: H2F Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee, Landlocked Salmon,

Went up for the weekend to chase Kokanee and wasent disipoanted, limited the boat every time we went out the best trip was saturday morning hooking 35 and putting 20 in the boat in 1 1/2 hr, ranging from...

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Feather River King Salmon 7/19/14

Feather River King Salmon 7/19/14

July 19, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Today we had Trevor hawks and Anthony Linger from the San Diego Navel Base. Anthony hooked and landed his first king salmon ever. Which weighed 18lb.Good job guys.

Feather River King Salmon 7/18/14

Feather River King Salmon 7/18/14

July 18, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Teamed up with Raith of RH guide service today for some Feather River action. Britt hooked and landed her first king salmon on a Cousins rod GHS 792 1T. We hooked and landed a total of 4 salmon.

 

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Englebright Kokes

Englebright Kokes

June 23, 2014
Written By: Rick Kennedy, Tightlines Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee,

We fished Lake Englebright today, with Al and Jerry Silva. We started just outside the houseboats and trolled up river. It wasn’t long before we started landing nice rainbows up to 15”. After putting a half...
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Stampede Kokes on the Move

Stampede Kokes on the Move

June 23, 2014
Written By: Rick Kennedy, Tight Lines Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee,

We spent the last couple days on Stampede Kokanee Fishing. Once again we found some great action. The fish average 13” but are full of fight and make fantastic table fare. The water continues to drop and...

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Lake Pardee Kokanee

Lake Pardee Kokanee

April 7, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: fishinpolesready,
Species:Kokanee,

I was talking with Hookem Greg on a pm about fishing and mentioned I was doing a recon trip Monday at Lake Pardee to see what's up with the Koke population. Lines in the water around 10:00 this morning.

...

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I Love Disco

I Love Disco

March 21, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: sollimes,
Species:Stripers,

Sorry for the late report. Have to get everything ready for my little girl 11th birthday.
So I got text from my friend who lives in Disco " saw a few boils in front of my dock, they are here"
We arrived to...

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Don Pedro rainbows on Presidents day

Don Pedro rainbows on Presidents day

February 19, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Trout,

Two clients fished with me Monday the 17th at Don Pedro. We fished a few locations on the lake and everywhere we fished we landed rainbows. The two landed 15 rainbows on the day keeping just what they wanted...

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Amador with RNP

Amador with RNP

January 29, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: RideNfish,
Species:Trout,

I am glad that I put out the invite for someone to bank fish with me. RedNeckPunk (Darren) took the bait and met me at Amador Lake at 06:30 I wanted to try an area that a couple of fellow forum buddies...

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Braving the Cold at Del Valle and Shadow Cliffs

December 30, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: KidFishRelease,
Species:Trout, Bass,

My dad and I have accompanied Chang throughout his entire fishing career. I was there when he caught his first fish, I netted his first bass, and instructed him on how to catch his first trout. Now the man has...

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Rockfish, Lingcod, and Crab abound at the Farallon Islands

December 26, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: KidFishRelease,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Crabs,

By now waking up at four in the morning had become a routine for me. I packed my rod, reel, lingcod jigs, and food the night before and tried to get some sleep before the morning drive to Francisco's house. My...

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Rollin’s Lake

Rollin’s Lake

December 15, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: cmcclain,
Species:Trout,

Decided to go up to Rollin's Lake yesterday morning after reading many of the reports and my two recent trips to Amador resulted in that horrible smell of skunkage.

Left the house at about 6 a.m. and after...

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West fork of the Carson River

West fork of the Carson River

October 22, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: cmcclain,
Species:Trout,

Needed a break from the salmon fishing down here on the American so decided to head up to the Sierras and get into some trout action. After looking around at some threads and seeing CC's posts about the...

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2:30 AM Sturgeon

2:30 AM Sturgeon

October 13, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: FishnBeer,
Species:Sturgeon,

pulled an overnighter on saturday night with a couple buddys. wanted to fish grizzly bay but the wind had other plans for us. on the water at sunset, off the water @ sunrise. fished between roe and ryer...

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High Sierra Golden Trout Grand Tour 2013!

High Sierra Golden Trout Grand Tour 2013!

October 12, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: sierra fisherman,
Species:Trout,

Well with me heading off to Marine boot camp October 20th my Dad (Captain Tahoe) and I wanted to head out on one last backpacking trip together before I leave. We planned on spending 16 days hiking 60 or more...

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Top Water Lures Produce Schoolie Striped Bass

September 16, 2014
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Species:Stripers,

(Rio Vista) Schoolie striped bass continue to be landed in the area, while salmon anglers focus their attention on salmon at the mouth of the Old Sacramento River.

Sinister 5s continued to work for Delta Wood...

read more ››

Cats, Bass And Panfish Provide Sport

September 16, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Bass, Catfish, Trout, Panfish,

(Colfax) Trout action will get underway at Rollins and Scotts Flat lakes once the water temperatures begin dropping. Until then warm water species like catfish, bass and panfish are the target of choice for...

read more ››

Catfish Offer Best September Sport

September 16, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Catfish, River Salmon,

(Rio Linda) Catfish action is still “going crazy” on the Sacramento River, especially between Verona and Knights Landing, reported Tim Boggs at Elkhorn Outdoor Sports.

“Anglers are finding the best action on...

read more ››

Whiskeytown Kokanee Top 15 Inches

September 16, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Kokanee, Trout, Bass,

(Redding) Both Shasta and Whiskeytown are offering top notch action for north state trollers. At Whiskeytown the kokanee bite is raging as the fish continue to grow larger. At Shasta the rainbows are stacked...

read more ››

Smallmouth Bass Lead September Angling Parade

September 16, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Steelhead,

(Guerneville) Smallmouth bass will remain the top angling option on the Russian River until rain arrives in the watershed.

“Anglers are using Panther Martin and Rooster Tail spinners, Rebel crayfish...

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First Salmon, Then Lingcod…

First Salmon, Then Lingcod…

September 16, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod,

The water was that soupy brown color that salmon love and there was almost zero swell. A half dozen commercial salmon boats were grinding to the south of us and beyond them a mix of private boats and charter...

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Trollers Hook Macks And ‘Kokes

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Kokanee, Mackinaw,

(South Lake Tahoe) You can’t go wrong by planning a trip to Lake Tahoe. The weather has been great, the summer crowds are thinning and the fishing is outstanding for both mackinaw and kokanee salmon.

The team...

read more ››

Salmon Fishing Improves With Increased Releases

September 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout, River Salmon, Bass,

(Weaverville) Salmon fishing is picking up on the lower Trinity River, due to the increased releases from Lewiston Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation to avert a fish kill on the Klamath. The kings are a mixture...

read more ››

Anglers Hook Chinooks!

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Tuna, Trout,

(Elkton) Despite the fact that the Umpqua is running low and warm, salmon are available and anglers are hooking up. That’s the word from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

According to the ODFW,...

read more ››

Striper Trolling Off To Productive Start

September 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Stripers,

(Pittsburg) There are decent numbers of schoolie size stripers in the West Delta and more are arriving every day. There are quite a few sturgeon holding in deep water too.

“Striper trolling is really good one...

read more ››

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