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Incredible Striper Action Exploding In Central Bay

May 15, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, Golden Gate,
Saltwater Stripers Rockfish Lingcod

(East Bay) It’s been several years since we’ve had epic striper action inside the bay to rival the fishing that is taking place right now. In addition to the stripers, halibut are being caught and outstanding...

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Boaters Head To Big Sur For Big Sacks Of Lingcod And Rockfish

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Monterey Bay,
Rockfish Lingcod Saltwater Stripers Saltwater Salmon

(Moss Landing) Anglers are catching limits and near-limits of lingcod and rockfish on trips to the Big Sur coast.

 A Point Sur trip aboard the Kahuna on Friday, May 1, produced 72 lingcod, 154 rockfish, 35...

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Bass Are In Post Spawn Pattern

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Berryessa Reservoir,
Bass Kokanee Landlocked Salmon Trout

(Napa) Black bass are still spawning in the shallows at Lake Berryessa, but a lot of fish have gone into a post-spawn pattern as they move into deeper water.

“Anglers are catching and releasing good numbers of...

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Bureau Raises Nimbus Releases To 1,000 Cfs

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Shad River Salmon Stripers

(Sacramento) The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increased releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 500 cfs to 1000 cfs. on April 29. This increase in flows is expected to bring more shad and striped...

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Spotted And Smallmouth Bass Pace Spring Catches

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Bass Landlocked Salmon

(Sacramento) Boaters continue to see a strong black bass bite at Folsom Lake, with spotted and smallmouth bass dominating the bags.

Don Paganelli of Don Paganell’s Fishing Experience and two anglers caught and...

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Striped Bass Fishing Is Strong On San Joaquin

May 15, 2015
Written By: David Hurley,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers Bass Catfish Panfish

(Stockton) The wind has been the story over the past week in the Delta, but the calmest waters have been in the East Delta in locations sheltered from the consistent northwest winds.  

Striped bass have been...

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Trollers Hit West Bank For Stripers

May 1, 2015
Written By: Roland Aspiras,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

(Sacramento) High winds kept most striper anglers away, with those trying seeking refuge in smaller bodies of water. However, the striper action is expected to rebound with the calmer weather.

Before high...

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Trollers Target Feisty Landlocked Kings

May 1, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Lake Oroville,
Landlocked Salmon Trout Bass

(Oroville) While king salmon fishing has slowed from the fast pace of a couple of weeks ago, anglers are still battling good numbers of fish on Lake Oroville.

“We put 6 fish to 22 inches in the boat on my last...

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Shore Angler Catches And Releases Keeper Sturgeon!

May 1, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Feather River- Lower,
Stripers Sturgeon

(Rio Linda) The Feather River is not known for its sturgeon fishing, though some white sturgeon move up the river to spawn in high water years.

However, Eddie Bisbee of Elkhorn Outdoors caught and released a...

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Big Channel Cats Offer Most Consistent Sport

May 1, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Clear Lake,
Bass Catfish Panfish

(Clearlake) Clear Lake offers some of the largest average size channel catfish of any body of water in California, ranging from 8 to 14 pounds, and the whiskerfish are on the bite now.

“Boaters and shore...read more ››

Hot Bite at Stampede, Launching a bit dicey

May 20, 2015
Written By: Tight Lines Guide Service,
Stampede Reservoir,
Kokanee

For some of the largest Kokanee available in California, Stampede is kicking out fish to 16" and fat!!!  Normally, the kokes range from 11-12" this time of year.  With the lake being super low, the fish are...

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Don Pedro action is wide open for trout and kokanee
Don Pedro action is wide open for trout and kokanee

April 20, 2015
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Don Pedro Reservoir,
Kokanee Landlocked Salmon Tuna

The kokanee and trout action at Don Pedro has been wide open for us in the past several weeks. We have been putting a couple limits of kokanee onboard and then switching over to finish our limits of trout...

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STRIPER FISHING IS HOT!!!!
STRIPER FISHING IS HOT!!!!

April 15, 2015
Written By: H2F Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Striper fishing is red hot in Sacramento river, I have Two spots open for this saturday, contact me  by phone or text to get on this deal for saturday, Gary 5306321222

Sacramento River Trout Bite Heats Up
Sacramento River Trout Bite Heats Up

April 13, 2015
Written By: Al Brown Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Trout

Sacramento River Trout fishing has been good the past couple weeks even though the river is very low right now, flows are about 3000 cfs. Jeff and his wife and 2 kids fished with me last week on a 4 hour...

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QUALITY STRIPED BASS ON THE SACRAMENTO RIVER!!  4/11/15
QUALITY STRIPED BASS ON THE SACRAMENTO RIVER!!  4/11/15

April 11, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Mark of Rocklin Ca had a blast landing his limit of quality Striped Bass in fifteen minuets today on the Sacramento river! I even managed to get them on video which I will put up shortly.
Fish caught on...

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We’re Still Getting Striped Bass on the Sacramento River 4/4/15
We’re Still Getting Striped Bass on the Sacramento River 4/4/15

April 4, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Today I had Mark Fong and ian Rigler aboard to chase down some striper's on the Sacrament river. They each hooked and landed these nice chunky 5lb striper's. Good job guys!!

Striper's caught on Cousin's...

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Boaters Nail Pre-Spawn Bass

March 30, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Berryessa Reservoir,
Bass Panfish

(Napa) If you want to catch an array of smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass, now is the time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“Bass anglers are finding great action in the shallows, since the pre-spawn bite is in...

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Sacramento River Striped Bass 3/29/15
Sacramento River Striped Bass 3/29/15

March 29, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Reno Reeves made my job real easy today on the river. He hooked and landed both his and my limit of stripers by 8am.
Talk about an all around great angler!!

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Limtis of Striped Bass On The Sacramento River  by 8:30am !!  3/28/15
Limtis of Striped Bass On The Sacramento River by 8:30am !!  3/28/15

March 28, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Danny and Ron had a day to remember on the Sacramento river, they had their limit of Striped Bass by 8:30am!! Great job men. After the early excitement we decided to hang out a little longer and let me get...

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Another Great Day On The Sacramento  River 3/27/15
Another Great Day On The Sacramento River 3/27/15

March 27, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

Another Great day on the Sacramento river!!

Carolyn, Ron both of Sacramento and Rob from Canada had a blast hooking and landing their limits of Striper's by 10:40am!!

Carolyn had big fish honors with a 33"...

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Hot Bite at Stampede, Launching a bit dicey

May 20, 2015
Written By: Tight Lines Guide Service,
Stampede Reservoir,
Kokanee

For some of the largest Kokanee available in California, Stampede is kicking out fish to 16" and fat!!!  Normally, the kokes range from 11-12" this time of year.  With the lake being super low, the fish are...

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Incredible Striper Action Exploding In Central Bay

May 15, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, Golden Gate,
Saltwater Stripers Rockfish Lingcod

(East Bay) It’s been several years since we’ve had epic striper action inside the bay to rival the fishing that is taking place right now. In addition to the stripers, halibut are being caught and outstanding...

read more ››
Boaters Head To Big Sur For Big Sacks Of Lingcod And Rockfish

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Monterey Bay,
Rockfish Lingcod Saltwater Stripers Saltwater Salmon

(Moss Landing) Anglers are catching limits and near-limits of lingcod and rockfish on trips to the Big Sur coast.

 A Point Sur trip aboard the Kahuna on Friday, May 1, produced 72 lingcod, 154 rockfish, 35...

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Bass Are In Post Spawn Pattern

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Berryessa Reservoir,
Bass Kokanee Landlocked Salmon Trout

(Napa) Black bass are still spawning in the shallows at Lake Berryessa, but a lot of fish have gone into a post-spawn pattern as they move into deeper water.

“Anglers are catching and releasing good numbers of...

read more ››
Bureau Raises Nimbus Releases To 1,000 Cfs

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Shad River Salmon Stripers

(Sacramento) The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increased releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 500 cfs to 1000 cfs. on April 29. This increase in flows is expected to bring more shad and striped...

read more ››
Spotted And Smallmouth Bass Pace Spring Catches

May 15, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Bass Landlocked Salmon

(Sacramento) Boaters continue to see a strong black bass bite at Folsom Lake, with spotted and smallmouth bass dominating the bags.

Don Paganelli of Don Paganell’s Fishing Experience and two anglers caught and...

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Striped Bass Fishing Is Strong On San Joaquin

May 15, 2015
Written By: David Hurley,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers Bass Catfish Panfish

(Stockton) The wind has been the story over the past week in the Delta, but the calmest waters have been in the East Delta in locations sheltered from the consistent northwest winds.  

Striped bass have been...

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Lake Camanche To Host NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge Tournament On May 17!
Lake Camanche To Host NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge Tournament On May 17!

May 12, 2015
Written By: FishSniffer Staff,
Collins Lake,
Trout

If trout fishing is your passion, come on out and enjoy the May 17 tournament at Lake Camanche. It won’t break the bank, you’ll have lots of fun and you might just take home a cool prize or a cool wad of cash!...read more ››

UFC (Ultimate Frog Challenge) Comes To The California Delta!
UFC (Ultimate Frog Challenge) Comes To The California Delta!

May 12, 2015
Written By: FishSniffer Staff,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Bass

On any given day on the California Delta, in the summertime, you can always find someone parked adjacent to a patch of “delta cheese” with a top water frog tied to their rod, waiting for a double-digit...

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Hunting Spring Stripers On The Middle Sacramento With Captain James Stone
Hunting Spring Stripers On The Middle Sacramento With Captain James Stone

May 12, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers

The Sacramento River is a fascinating waterway that exhibits many different characters. Above Lake Shasta the river is a classic freestone trout stream that offers superb action for fly anglers wading it’s...

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