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Trollers Pick Up Stripers On West Bank

August 15, 2014
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Species:Stripers,

(Rio Vista) Striped bass have begun to pipe into the Delta, where anglers on the plug and troll are scoring in between periods of wind.

Trolling with deep diving plugs worked well this past week for anglers...

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Halibut And Starry Flounder Reward Anglers

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Halibut,

(Moss Landing) The Kahuna is booking both rockfish and lingcod adventures to Big Sur and halibut drifting trips inside Monterey Bay – and finding excellent success on both.

The 11 anglers landed 8 starry...

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Take Your Pick Of Salmon Or Bottomfish

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Albacore, Lingcod, Rockfish,

(San Francisco) Chinook salmon fishing off the Marin County Coast has improved while live bait anglers continue to haul in big catches of rockfish and lingcod.

A half-day trip aboard the Bass Tub on Saturday,...

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Steelhead Offer Better Fishing Than Salmon

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Steelhead, River Salmon,

(Yuba City) Salmon fishing has been very tough, with only a few chinooks reported lately. Combined releases to the Feather River below the Thermalito Aferbay Outlet are currently 2300 cfs.

“Anglers fishing...

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Stripers Offer Most Consistent Action

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Stripers,

(Yuba City) Until water temperatures cool down and more salmon enter the system, striped bass will continue to offer the top action on the Sacramento River in the Knights Landing, Meridian, Colusa and Chico...

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Big Salmon Appear Off Sonoma Coast

August 15, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod,

(Bodega Bay) After a July that featured outstanding rockfish and lingcod action, but sporadic salmon fishing, big salmon moved into the Bodega area around August 1 and the action has been hot ever since.

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Schoolie Stripers Show On San Joaquin River

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dave Hurley,
Species:Stripers, Bass, Catfish, Panfish,

(Stockton) Small stripers, bluegill, catfish, and largemouth bass dominate action in the warm waters of the San Joaquin River.

Brandon Gallegos of H and R Bait said, “Most of the striped bass are in the 16 to...

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King Catfish Rules Supreme

August 6, 2014
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Species:Catfish, River Salmon, Stripers,

(Rio Vista) Fishing has slowed over the last two weeks due to wind, though anglers continue to see good action on shaker striped bass and catfish locally.

Slow fishing was the news for sturgeon and striped...

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Fall Run Kings Arrive At Mouth

August 6, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Steelhead,

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reported that the first fall Chinook of the season are showing up in Winchester Bay, and anglers have started picking up fall Chinook at the mouth of the...

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Salmon Challenge Metro Fishermen

August 6, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Stripers,

(Sacramento) Fishing on the opening day of salmon season was very tough. While most anglers got skunked, Uncle Larry Barnes of Sacramento Pro Tackle landed an amazing 3 salmon to 13 pounds while trolling from...

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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.

 

http://msjguideservice.com/

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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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Sacramento Rivers Sripers !!!!

Sacramento Rivers Sripers !!!!

June 22, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:Stripers,

Striper season is not over there are some great quality striper in the sytem. Im currntly running night striper fishing trips until salmon season starts.  Anyone intersted in catching stipers or booking your...

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A day at Don Pedro with my dad

A day at Don Pedro with my dad

June 14, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Kokanee, Landlocked Salmon, Trout,

I had a day off so I decided to take my dad out fishing. We headed to Don Pedro and was soon fishing, i set out four rods fishing for kokanee and within minutes we already were into fish, but it was lost half...

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FEATHER RIVER SHAD!

FEATHER RIVER SHAD!

June 9, 2014
Written By: H2F Guide Service,
Species:Shad,

SHAD ON THE FEATHER RIVER AND SACRAMENTO ARE GOING GREAT, CHECK OUT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS ON MY FACEBOOK H2FGUIDESERVICE  

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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Yakhopper Kayak Fishing Series Visits Clear Lake

Yakhopper Kayak Fishing Series Visits Clear Lake

August 20, 2014
Written By: Headwaters Fishing Team, Victor Woolworth,
Species:Bass,

A while back, I was able to participate in the Yakhopper Kayak Fishing Series at Clear Lake sponsored by Fisherman's Warehouse. The event was held at Edgewater Resort in Kelseyville.

The target for this event...

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Kokanee – Another Fish Checked Off The Bucket List

Kokanee – Another Fish Checked Off The Bucket List

August 18, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Kokanee,

Kokanee fishing is something I had never done, and, when I made my bucket list a few years ago I put this fish on my list. As a fishaholic I needed to catch a kokanee. I had just scratched off a keeper...

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Union Valley, The Trophy Mackinaw Jewel Of The Crystal Basin

Union Valley, The Trophy Mackinaw Jewel Of The Crystal Basin

August 18, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Mackinaw, Bass, Trout, Kokanee,

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s Union Valley Reservoir is not only the largest of the lakes of the Crystal Basin Recreation Area in the Eldorado National Forest, but it has the most diverse...

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Fishermen, Tribal Leaders Rally Against Brown Water Plan

Fishermen, Tribal Leaders Rally Against Brown Water Plan

August 18, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, River Salmon, Sturgeon, Stripers,

Restore the Delta (RTD) and many other groups held a big rally at the State Capitol on Tuesday, July 29, featuring the delivery of a “Death of the Delta" coffin containing thousands of public comments opposing...

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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.

 

http://msjguideservice.com/

...

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Trollers Pick Up Stripers On West Bank

August 15, 2014
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Species:Stripers,

(Rio Vista) Striped bass have begun to pipe into the Delta, where anglers on the plug and troll are scoring in between periods of wind.

Trolling with deep diving plugs worked well this past week for anglers...

read more ››

Halibut And Starry Flounder Reward Anglers

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Halibut,

(Moss Landing) The Kahuna is booking both rockfish and lingcod adventures to Big Sur and halibut drifting trips inside Monterey Bay – and finding excellent success on both.

The 11 anglers landed 8 starry...

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Take Your Pick Of Salmon Or Bottomfish

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Albacore, Lingcod, Rockfish,

(San Francisco) Chinook salmon fishing off the Marin County Coast has improved while live bait anglers continue to haul in big catches of rockfish and lingcod.

A half-day trip aboard the Bass Tub on Saturday,...

read more ››

Steelhead Offer Better Fishing Than Salmon

August 15, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Steelhead, River Salmon,

(Yuba City) Salmon fishing has been very tough, with only a few chinooks reported lately. Combined releases to the Feather River below the Thermalito Aferbay Outlet are currently 2300 cfs.

“Anglers fishing...

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