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Striper Bite Explodes Up River

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers

(Brannan Island) Warm weather and little rain have caused the spring striper bite to ignite several weeks before schedule. Sturgeon action is good, but variable depending on the day.

“On my last trolling trip...

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Macks Bite For Downrigger Trollers

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Lake Tahoe,
Lingcod Mackinaw

(South Lake Tahoe) Easy mackinaw limits is the word at Tahoe. Anglers are trolling deep water with spoons, minnows and flies. With little in the way of weather, there isn’t much snow in the basin and anglers...

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Mud, Debris And Rapidly Rising Water Levels Keep Anglers Away

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Shasta Lake, Whiskeytown Reservoir,
Bass Trout

(Redding) Lake Shasta is basically blown out at this time. The water is muddy and there is a lot of floating wood and other debris dotting the surface of the lake.

Naturally, fishing pressure is basically...

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Stripers Begin To Convene Near Capitol

March 4, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Sturgeon Stripers

(Sacramento) The striped bass fishing has slowed down in the Port of Sacramento and Sacramento Deepwater Channel. However, some stripers, probably the “scouts” of the spring run, are starting to show on the...

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Trout Bite For Patient Anglers…Some Times

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Rollins Reservoir,
Trout

(Colfax) Fishing pressure at Rollins Lake has been light. A few locals have been hitting the lake for trout with mixed results. Both browns and rainbows show in the catches, but it takes time and effort to get...

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East Bay Lakes Roundup

March 4, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Los Vaqueros Reservoir, Contra Loma Reservoir, San Pablo Reservoir, Shadow Cliffs Lake, Del Valle Reservoir, Quarry Lakes,
Bass Catfish Landlocked Salmon Trout

Los Vaqueros   

(Byron) The big trout bonanza continues at Los Vaqueros Reservoir as the weather warms up.

“Some notable trout last week were a 10.8 pounder caught on a Rapala in Howden, a 10.43 lb. fish taken...

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High Water Hinders Anglers, But Points To Solid Action To Come

March 3, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Rogue River,
Steelhead

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that as flows continue to drop on the lower Rogue, bank anglers can expect steelhead fishing to pick up through the week. Boat anglers may have...

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Sacramento River Running Big, Brown And Unfishable

March 3, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Trout

(Redding) Prior to the most recent storm to push through Northern California, the Sacramento River was running muddy and fishing pressure was very light. At this point the river is very muddy with a flow of...

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Travis Lee Wins President’s Day Derby With 20.8 Pounder

March 3, 2015
Written By: Mike McNeilly,
Pyramid Lake,
Trout

(Sutcliffe) The 2015 Crosby's Lodge President's Day Derby is in the books, and Travis Lee stands high atop the podium with his 20.8 pound monster Lahontan cutthroat. Travis took home a boat and trailer combo...

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Pre-Spawn Bite Begins!

March 3, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Lake Oroville,
Bass Landlocked Salmon

(Oroville) The unusually warm weather over the past couple of weeks has spurred the spotted and largemouth bass at Lake Oroville to move into shallower water, from 10 to 30 feet deep.

“The fish are starting to...

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California Delta Striper Report 2/28/15
California Delta Striper Report 2/28/15

March 1, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

The Delta is starting to priming up! With the water clearing up and warming up the striped bass fishing should be taking off any time now.  I will be guiding  for striped bass in the Delta for the month of...

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Great bite at Don Pedro
Great bite at Don Pedro

February 26, 2015
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Don Pedro Reservoir,
Trout

The fishing at Don Pedro has finally turned for us here at Gold Country Sportfishing. Clients have been enjoyng many hookups and landing most of the fish. The fish are ranging in size from just above planters...

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TWO STRIPER SEMINARS IN TWO WEEKS!!
TWO STRIPER SEMINARS IN TWO WEEKS!!

February 23, 2015
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
San Joaquin Delta, Sacramento River- Delta, Sacramento River- Middle, Feather River- Lower,
Stripers

Striper season is right around the corner. It's time to gear up for some striper fishing!

In two weeks I will be hosting and partaking in two striper seminars. The first seminar will by on Thursday March 5th...

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California Delta Striper Report 12/07/14
California Delta Striper Report 12/07/14

December 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Late post from yesterdays trip. The water and debris from last week's rain made it to Rio Vista. (See photo) The water muddied up to zero viability in some area's and the fog was thick. The nailzz crew...

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California Delta Striper Report 12/06/14
California Delta Striper Report 12/06/14

December 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers

Chad and Josh are back from Reno for some more striper action. We fished the San Joaquin river below and above the Anitoich bridge casting 5" Optimum Bait swim baits in all white color topped with Pro-Cure...

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Sacramento River Steelhead
Sacramento River Steelhead

December 4, 2014
Written By: Al Brown Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Steelhead River Salmon Trout

Sacramento River Steelhead fishing is good now, we have been hooking 4 or 5 a trip and a lot of Wild Rainbow trout. The river is on the murky side because there was a land slide above Shasta Dam that tuned the...

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GREAT STRIPER BITE IN THE DELTA!!!   11/23/14
GREAT STRIPER BITE IN THE DELTA!!!  11/23/14

November 23, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Chad and Josh both of Reno had lots of fun today on the Delta. Hooking striper on live bait, trolling plugs and casting 5" Optimum Baits AA Swimbait topped with pro-cure trophy bass gel on the new Cousins...
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California Delta Striper Report 11/15/14
California Delta Striper Report 11/15/14

November 16, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

We fished south of the Rio vista bridge on Saturday. We caught stripers with everything we used from live bait mud suckers, trolling shallow and deep diver plugs and casting 5" white Optimum Baits AA swim...
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Don’t give up on the salmon, the best is yet to come
Don’t give up on the salmon, the best is yet to come

November 13, 2014
Written By: Tight Lines Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon

I have been reading a lot about the poor salmon numbers caught and I have caught well below what I normally catch, but don't give up!!!  Late fall run of salmon are starting to show up.  These are the bigger,...

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California Delta Striper Report 11/8/14
California Delta Striper Report 11/8/14

November 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Wes Ward, Greg Phelan and Roger Smith hit the Delta today for some stripers. We founded them early on the outgoing tide, but they just didn't want to cooperate with us. We then founded them again on the...

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Striper Bite Explodes Up River

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers

(Brannan Island) Warm weather and little rain have caused the spring striper bite to ignite several weeks before schedule. Sturgeon action is good, but variable depending on the day.

“On my last trolling trip...

read more ››
Macks Bite For Downrigger Trollers

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Lake Tahoe,
Lingcod Mackinaw

(South Lake Tahoe) Easy mackinaw limits is the word at Tahoe. Anglers are trolling deep water with spoons, minnows and flies. With little in the way of weather, there isn’t much snow in the basin and anglers...

read more ››
Mud, Debris And Rapidly Rising Water Levels Keep Anglers Away

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Shasta Lake, Whiskeytown Reservoir,
Bass Trout

(Redding) Lake Shasta is basically blown out at this time. The water is muddy and there is a lot of floating wood and other debris dotting the surface of the lake.

Naturally, fishing pressure is basically...

read more ››
Stripers Begin To Convene Near Capitol

March 4, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Sturgeon Stripers

(Sacramento) The striped bass fishing has slowed down in the Port of Sacramento and Sacramento Deepwater Channel. However, some stripers, probably the “scouts” of the spring run, are starting to show on the...

read more ››
Trout Bite For Patient Anglers…Some Times

March 4, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Rollins Reservoir,
Trout

(Colfax) Fishing pressure at Rollins Lake has been light. A few locals have been hitting the lake for trout with mixed results. Both browns and rainbows show in the catches, but it takes time and effort to get...

read more ››
East Bay Lakes Roundup

March 4, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Los Vaqueros Reservoir, Contra Loma Reservoir, San Pablo Reservoir, Shadow Cliffs Lake, Del Valle Reservoir, Quarry Lakes,
Bass Catfish Landlocked Salmon Trout

Los Vaqueros   

(Byron) The big trout bonanza continues at Los Vaqueros Reservoir as the weather warms up.

“Some notable trout last week were a 10.8 pounder caught on a Rapala in Howden, a 10.43 lb. fish taken...

read more ››
High Water Hinders Anglers, But Points To Solid Action To Come

March 3, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Rogue River,
Steelhead

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that as flows continue to drop on the lower Rogue, bank anglers can expect steelhead fishing to pick up through the week. Boat anglers may have...

read more ››
Sacramento River Running Big, Brown And Unfishable

March 3, 2015
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Trout

(Redding) Prior to the most recent storm to push through Northern California, the Sacramento River was running muddy and fishing pressure was very light. At this point the river is very muddy with a flow of...

read more ››
Travis Lee Wins President’s Day Derby With 20.8 Pounder

March 3, 2015
Written By: Mike McNeilly,
Pyramid Lake,
Trout

(Sutcliffe) The 2015 Crosby's Lodge President's Day Derby is in the books, and Travis Lee stands high atop the podium with his 20.8 pound monster Lahontan cutthroat. Travis took home a boat and trailer combo...

read more ››
Pre-Spawn Bite Begins!

March 3, 2015
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Lake Oroville,
Bass Landlocked Salmon

(Oroville) The unusually warm weather over the past couple of weeks has spurred the spotted and largemouth bass at Lake Oroville to move into shallower water, from 10 to 30 feet deep.

“The fish are starting to...

read more ››

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