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Monday Morning Tahoe Macs

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Just a beautiful day out there ..... Fishing a bit slow for it being January and all but we got them. Thanks guys, fun trip.
(More...) (Monday, January 17, 2022)

Trout Limit at New Melones

by GLORY HOLE SPORTS STAFF
Josh Parris Guide Service takes some time off landing huge bass and puts on a clinic for the local legends on how to land quality trout on New Melones Lake. I'll just put it out there, if you want to
(More...) (Monday, January 17, 2022)

Family Fishing on the Klamath

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
It was another fine week on the river. Father and Son,  Grandpa and Grandson  caught an released some hot Winte Steelies while fishing under the indicator.  January Klamath  Winter Steelhead action has been fantastic, come see me in Sacramento at Sportsmans  Expo starting
(More...) (Sunday, January 16, 2022)

Steelhead

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Catching some nice hatchery steelhead on the Sacramento River drifting roe with light tackle.The anderson stretch  was pretty good to me over the weekend .Water is perfect color and weather is in the 60s.Please call for open dates .530-515-5951
(More...) (Sunday, January 16, 2022)

Shasta Brown Trout Season!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Its still early, but we're starting to see some better fishing for browns on Shasta Lake.  They aren't easy to find this time of the year, but they will be showing up in stronger numbers soon!  Right now you have
(More...) (Saturday, January 15, 2022)

Water is still stained from recent rains

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Lake Nacimiento is at 30 percent of capacity, and the water is still stained from recent rains. Spotted bass went for drop shot, shaky heads, and darter heads in 5 to 40 feet of water. Some of the bass remained
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

Bass fishing has been fair

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
The lake rose to 19 percent of capacity, and bass fishing has been fair. The good news is that a recent trout plant gave anglers an opportunity to score easy limits while using dough bait, nightcrawlers, minijigs, and spoons. Bass
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

Anglers fished deep for bass in cold murky water

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Kaweah Lake fell to 13 percent of capacity, and fishing was fair. Anglers fished deep for bass in cold murky water. Jigs, drop shot and spoons were the ticked for bites in 20 to 40 feet of water. A few
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

The 20-mile stretch of the Upper Kern is loaded with trout

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
For the second week in a row the Upper Kern River was stocked in all three sections. The flows are around 300 CFS and the water is clear. The 20-mile stretch of the Upper Kern is loaded with trout and
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

The river dropped into driftable shape Sunday

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
During Saturday’s highwater, plunkers did well, with some getting multiple hookups. The river dropped into driftable shape Sunday and the handful of boats drifting the Forks to Ruby did well, averaging two to three fresh steelhead. Monday the bite slowed
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

The Duzen is still on the big side

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Duzen is still on the big side, flowing at 1,075 cfs as of Wednesday, but is starting to turn green. Will be fishable by the weekend as its forecast to be under 800 cfs by Saturday morning.  
(More...) (Friday, January 14, 2022)

October at Cedros Island Fishing Charters is hot!!

by CEDROS ISLAND FISHING CHARTERS STAFF
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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