Featured Articles and Fishing Reports

Macks Provide Limits, Kokanee Available Too

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Kokanee, Mackinaw,

Lake Tahoe has been the scene of very productive deep water mackinaw fishing and there is a solid kokanee bite at the lake’s south end. The days are long and warm and the weather has been calm, making this an...

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Don Zuber Leads Derby With 5.4 Lb. Rainbow

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout, Bass,

Anglers are hooking big, bold rainbow trout as the “How-Big-is-Big Fishing Derby” on the West Walker River continues.

“The current leader is Don Zuber of Wellington with a 5.4# and 22-3/4” trout,” reported Pam...

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Boaters, Bank Anglers Working Hard For Spring Chinooks

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Trout, Bass,

Spring run Chinook salmon are moving into the holes of the Trinity River, but anglers aren’t catching many yet..

“The few fish being taken are ranging from 10 to 15 pounds,” said Tim Brady of Trinity Outdoors....

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Bass Action Takes Center Stage

July 21, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Bass, Steelhead, Tuna,

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that the mainstem Umpqua is closed to wild steelhead harvest, but remains open year-round for adipose fin-clipped steelhead.

This fishery is primarily...

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Catfish Anglers Prosper!

July 21, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Catfish, Bass, Stripers, Sturgeon,

If you want to catch fish in the West Delta, catfish are a great bet. There are stripers and sturgeon in the mix too, but the bite for both species has been hit and miss at best.

For catfish, anglers are...

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Trout Fishing Rated Fair As Water Level Drops

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout,

Flows out of the lake have increased and with the downstream water demands below the reservoir due to the warmer weather and the drought. The water level is now dropping about a foot a week.

“Trout fishing is...

read more ››

Coastal Rockfish And Lingcod Lead San Mateo Coast Action

July 21, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Species:Lingcod, Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish,

Salmon are still missing in action along the San Mateo County coastline; however, the Que Sera Sera, a six-pack out of Half Moon Bay Sport Fishing, was able to find a single 20-pound salmon on Saturday, July...

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Rockfish And Lingcod Action Remains Great

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Lingcod, Rockfish, Saltwater Salmon,

Salmon fishing is tough, but anglers are nailing limits of rockfish and big numbers of lingcod off Point Sur and the local reefs.

The latest fishing adventure to Point Sur by the Kahuna yielded limits of both...

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Rockfish And Lingcod Limits Prevail As Salmon Remain Elusive

July 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod,

Far to the north of Bodega Bay in Eureka the salmon action is red hot, but for Bodega anglers the bite has been pretty chilly. As a result charter skippers have been targeting rockfish and the results have...

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Red Hot Lingcod Action Leads Angling Parade

July 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Saltwater Stripers,

Fishing has been outstanding for East Bay Charter boat enthusiasts departing from the Berkeley and Emeryville Marinas. Lingcod are providing the best action, but big rockfish, salmon, halibut and stripers are...

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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  

Don Pedro kokanee action

Don Pedro kokanee action

June 5, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Kokanee,

Three clients on Sunday June the 1st at Don Pedro found great action on kokanee. The morning started out pretty good with a quick fish in the boat and then for some reason they started loosing most, so after...

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worked hard for limits at Berryessa

worked hard for limits at Berryessa

May 31, 2014
Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee, Trout,

slow fishing at Berryessa but stuck it out and got my 2 clients limits. most boats quit around noon but I talked clients into staying till 3 where we got the devil fish.  I'm the guide that you have to talk...

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Feather River Shad !

Feather River Shad !

May 27, 2014
Written By: H2F Guide Service,
Species:Shad,

Feather River Shad trips for morning and evening are in full swing, Fighting the fish on light tackle is allot of fun for all ages. Make sure to check our Facebook out and like it to see what we are fishing...

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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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Macks Provide Limits, Kokanee Available Too

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Kokanee, Mackinaw,

Lake Tahoe has been the scene of very productive deep water mackinaw fishing and there is a solid kokanee bite at the lake’s south end. The days are long and warm and the weather has been calm, making this an...

read more ››

Don Zuber Leads Derby With 5.4 Lb. Rainbow

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout, Bass,

Anglers are hooking big, bold rainbow trout as the “How-Big-is-Big Fishing Derby” on the West Walker River continues.

“The current leader is Don Zuber of Wellington with a 5.4# and 22-3/4” trout,” reported Pam...

read more ››

Boaters, Bank Anglers Working Hard For Spring Chinooks

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Trout, Bass,

Spring run Chinook salmon are moving into the holes of the Trinity River, but anglers aren’t catching many yet..

“The few fish being taken are ranging from 10 to 15 pounds,” said Tim Brady of Trinity Outdoors....

read more ››

Bass Action Takes Center Stage

July 21, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Bass, Steelhead, Tuna,

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that the mainstem Umpqua is closed to wild steelhead harvest, but remains open year-round for adipose fin-clipped steelhead.

This fishery is primarily...

read more ››

Catfish Anglers Prosper!

July 21, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Catfish, Bass, Stripers, Sturgeon,

If you want to catch fish in the West Delta, catfish are a great bet. There are stripers and sturgeon in the mix too, but the bite for both species has been hit and miss at best.

For catfish, anglers are...

read more ››

Trout Fishing Rated Fair As Water Level Drops

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout,

Flows out of the lake have increased and with the downstream water demands below the reservoir due to the warmer weather and the drought. The water level is now dropping about a foot a week.

“Trout fishing is...

read more ››

Coastal Rockfish And Lingcod Lead San Mateo Coast Action

July 21, 2014
Written By: David Hurley,
Species:Lingcod, Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish,

Salmon are still missing in action along the San Mateo County coastline; however, the Que Sera Sera, a six-pack out of Half Moon Bay Sport Fishing, was able to find a single 20-pound salmon on Saturday, July...

read more ››

Rockfish And Lingcod Action Remains Great

July 21, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Lingcod, Rockfish, Saltwater Salmon,

Salmon fishing is tough, but anglers are nailing limits of rockfish and big numbers of lingcod off Point Sur and the local reefs.

The latest fishing adventure to Point Sur by the Kahuna yielded limits of both...

read more ››

Rockfish And Lingcod Limits Prevail As Salmon Remain Elusive

July 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod,

Far to the north of Bodega Bay in Eureka the salmon action is red hot, but for Bodega anglers the bite has been pretty chilly. As a result charter skippers have been targeting rockfish and the results have...

read more ››

Red Hot Lingcod Action Leads Angling Parade

July 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Saltwater Stripers,

Fishing has been outstanding for East Bay Charter boat enthusiasts departing from the Berkeley and Emeryville Marinas. Lingcod are providing the best action, but big rockfish, salmon, halibut and stripers are...

read more ››

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