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Just the beginning for Sac River hatchery steelhead

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
We're starting to see some pretty nice steelhead showing up on the Sacramento River above Red Bluff and its still early for them to be here in big numbers.  Annual steelhead return numbers have improved considerably since Coleman Hatchery started to
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Fish don't mind the rain

by JEFFREY SOOHOO / SooHoo Sportfishing
Fish definately dont mind the rain. Stayed on the SJ this morning and the water was a bit off colored than what it was the other day. First stopped we marked them but no biters. Second stop didnt see much but
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

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Stringers filling up!

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
Stringers filling up! Evan and So caught this batch of cutbow last weekend from shore on a 4lb setup and green garlic PB! They lost a few as well otherwise it’d be a double limit. Great job gents and thanks
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Great day on the bay!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
10/21/22. Today the Peninsula School for boys chartered the boat. Since the weather wasn’t favorable on the ocean we tried our luck out in the bay for halibut and it was a success!! We finished up with 14 halibut to
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Shasta Lake fall/winter trout!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Its been a great Sacramento River salmon season, but its time for me (Capt. Jeff G.) to break away from the river fishing and begin the cold water trout season on Shasta Lake.  Shasta Lake is down 184' feet from
(More...) (Thursday, October 21, 2021)

Wild Rainbow Fishing

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Salmon fishing has gotten a little slower since the big rains most of the fish moved up the creeks and the upper part of the river. I will be fishing the redding area for trout and steelhead for the next
(More...) (Wednesday, October 20, 2021)

Bass-Tub: Crab season update

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
  As for the gear work captain aaron and Patrick drug it out most the equipment and got it ready.If you have reservations for crab fishing with us and are intending to take home crab please make sure that you have
(More...) (Wednesday, October 20, 2021)

Klamath Steelhead and McCloud Trout putting smiles in the Boat

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Pictures speak volumes. The last week on the Klamath River and McCloud Reservoir were great.  Conventional and Flyrod action have been producing awesome action on both bodies of water. Checkout the pictures and enjoy.  If you want to come and experience a
(More...) (Tuesday, October 19, 2021)

California Dawn Sportfishing Report

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Finished up on the day with 17 limits of rockfish (170) and 16 ling cod fishing out at the islands. For reservations (510)4175557
(More...) (Monday, October 18, 2021)

Del Valle Lake Fishing Report

by DEL VALLE MARINA / Lake Del Valle
The stripers have been boiling like crazy in several areas of Lake Del Valle. Weather: water at the lake has been warm ranging in the high 60’s to about 83 degrees. The water surface temp in the marina area is 69
(More...) (Monday, October 18, 2021)

October at Cedros Island Fishing Charters is hot!!

Our first group of the fall is seeing plenty of Yellowtail, Dorado,  great Calico Bass fishing and the Halibut are still around!
(More...) (Sunday, October 3, 2021)

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