Featured Articles and Fishing Reports

Long-Range Adventurers Battle Yellowtail And Bluefin Tuna

September 1, 2014
Written By: Bill Roecker,
Species:Tuna,

We started our yellowtail adventure where the fleet left off a week ago with great fishing. Having done this a few times before, we were apprehensive about conditions being the same. Unfortunately we were...

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Lingcod And Rockfish Limits Pace The Catches

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Lingcod, Rockfish, Halibut,

(Moss Landing) While Carole Jones of Kahuna Sportifshing hasn’t heard any word on albacore tuna yet, she said anglers are catching limits of lingcod and rockfish off the Big sur Coast.

The latest trip for...

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Reclamation Releases Additional Flows To Stop Potential Fish Kill!

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon,

(Sacramento) After a big protest by the Yurok, Karuk and Hoopa Valley Tribes and their supporters at the Bureau of Reclamation offices in Sacramento on August 19, Reclamation announced on August 22 that it...

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Salmon Provide Excitement, Rockfish Provide Meat

August 29, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod,

(Berkeley) The East Bay charter boat community is buzzing about the recent salmon action outside the Golden Gate. Anglers are averaging a fish per rod or better depending on the day and the fish are running...

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Quality Stripers On Move Into San Joaquin

August 29, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Species:Bass, Stripers, Panfish,

(Stockton) Striped bass action on the San Joaquin River is heating up with numbers of fish moving into the system.

Alan Fong of the Fishermen’s Warehouse in Sacramento reported, “Striper fishing is...

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Target Main Body Rockpiles For Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish,

(Sacramento) Black bass fishing prospects are still very good at Folsom Lake, but fishing pressure has been very light.

Folsom Lake is holding 398,027 acre-feet of water, 41 percent of capacity and 59 percent...

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Fall Salmon Regulations Go Into Effect

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon,

(Eureka) Regulations went into effect on the Klamath River for fall-run Chinook salmon fishing beginning August 15 and will run through December 31, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife....read more ››

Use Top Water Lures For The Larger Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish, Landlocked Salmon,

(Oroville) Most of the bass being taken now at Lake Oroville are “spots” in the 12 to 14 inch range, but some larger largemouth and spotted bass are available for fishermen tossing out top water lures early...

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Chrome Bright Kings Battle Sac River Anglers

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Trout,

(Redding) Salmon fishing on the Sacramento River in the stretch from Red Bluff to Redding is a good news, bad news proposition. The bad news is that there are not big numbers of fish in the river at this time....

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Rigged Anchovies Produce Kings At Mouth

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Steelhead,

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife relates that anglers have started picking up fall Chinook the bay trolling anchovies or an anchovy with spinner blade.

With minus tides this week the...

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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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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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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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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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Long-Range Adventurers Battle Yellowtail And Bluefin Tuna

September 1, 2014
Written By: Bill Roecker,
Species:Tuna,

We started our yellowtail adventure where the fleet left off a week ago with great fishing. Having done this a few times before, we were apprehensive about conditions being the same. Unfortunately we were...

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Jack Naves Wins Kokanee Power Lake Pardee Derby

Jack Naves Wins Kokanee Power Lake Pardee Derby

September 1, 2014
Written By: Jack Naves, Bass Jack,
Species:Kokanee,

I still remember my first Kokanee Power derby like it was yesterday. Six years ago, I had just bought my first boat and was still learning how to use downriggers. Somebody convinced me to call Kokanee Power to...

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Fly Fishing For Rockfish At The 2014 Albion Open

Fly Fishing For Rockfish At The 2014 Albion Open

September 1, 2014
Written By: Headwaters Fishing Team,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod,

While all fishing interests me, anyone who knows me knows that my passion is fly fishing. I have spent the last 3 years honing my craft in a kayak.

This year I signed up for two year long competitions through...

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Lingcod And Rockfish Limits Pace The Catches

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Lingcod, Rockfish, Halibut,

(Moss Landing) While Carole Jones of Kahuna Sportifshing hasn’t heard any word on albacore tuna yet, she said anglers are catching limits of lingcod and rockfish off the Big sur Coast.

The latest trip for...

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Reclamation Releases Additional Flows To Stop Potential Fish Kill!

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon,

(Sacramento) After a big protest by the Yurok, Karuk and Hoopa Valley Tribes and their supporters at the Bureau of Reclamation offices in Sacramento on August 19, Reclamation announced on August 22 that it...

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Salmon Provide Excitement, Rockfish Provide Meat

August 29, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod,

(Berkeley) The East Bay charter boat community is buzzing about the recent salmon action outside the Golden Gate. Anglers are averaging a fish per rod or better depending on the day and the fish are running...

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Quality Stripers On Move Into San Joaquin

August 29, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Species:Bass, Stripers, Panfish,

(Stockton) Striped bass action on the San Joaquin River is heating up with numbers of fish moving into the system.

Alan Fong of the Fishermen’s Warehouse in Sacramento reported, “Striper fishing is...

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Chasing Rockfish And Lingcod With The Delta Defenders

Chasing Rockfish And Lingcod With The Delta Defenders

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Lingcod, Rockfish, Halibut,

For years, Roger Mammon, President of the West Delta Chapter of the California Striped Bass Association (CSBA), has been asking me when I see him at protests against the peripheral tunnels and meetings at the...

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Hooking Big Lings And Rockfish In The Shadow Of Morro Rock

Hooking Big Lings And Rockfish In The Shadow Of Morro Rock

August 29, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod,

When I arrived early at the docks at Morro Bay Landing to go fishing on a half-day bottomfish trip aboard the San Pedro Special, I saw three people there waiting until people began boarding the boat for the...

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