Fishing Reports

Fishing guides can be nomadic. Here today and gone tomorrow. Such is the case with ...
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Fish Sniffer Sierra Kokanee

With Northern California in the midst of a brutal heatwave, I was looking for an ...

Farallon Islands Adventure Provides Fast Paced Bottomfish Excitement

“…below this point the waves became So high we were Compelled to land unload and ...

Chasing Columbia River Chrome With Salmon Fishing Icon Buzz Ramsey!

The June Lake Loop is a chain of lakes that feed into the Mono Basin, ...

The June Lake Loop: Ground Zero For Epic Sierra Trout Fishing

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Hit Lake Valley Reservoir For High Elevation Catfish And Trout

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Spotlight on Conservation

The Winnemem Wintu Run4Salmon, a “participatory, prayerful journey” to build public support to help protect and restore declining salmon populations, California river systems and indigenous lifeways, took place this year from September 9 to 22. James Netzel of Tight Lines Guide Service and Robert Reimers of Rustic Rob’s Guide Service donated their services to take leaders of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe and their allies in their boats from Sacramento to Colusa on the Run4Salmon. Netzel drove the Pittsburg to Sacramento stretch of the river in his boat on September 12, while Reimers boated the section from Sacramento to Colusa section ...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces new restrictions on recreational fishing for groundfish in waters north of Point Conception to the Oregon/California border. Changes to authorized fishing depths described below take effect Monday, Oct. 16 at 12:01 a.m., and will remain in place through the remainder of 2017. The recreational groundfish fishery depth restrictions will be as follows: Northern Management Area (Oregon/California border to Cape Mendocino): Take is prohibited seaward of 20 fathoms (120 feet) in depth. The ‘all-depth’ groundfish fishery slated for November and December 2017 in this area is canceled. Mendocino Management Area (Cape Mendocino ...
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Washington, DC — The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the group that filed the original complaint resulting in the audit exposing the $84.8 million in illegal Bureau of Reclamation payments to the California Department of Water Resources for the planning of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project, on September 11 issued a statement concluding that the Bureau of Reclamation is “now beyond reclamation.” “Three recent federal audits have found the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation misspending more than $100 million in funds but the agency has not committed to any meaningful reforms nor to punishing any responsible officials,” according to PEER. “The latest audit, last week, identified $84.8 ...
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Stockton, CA -- Delta tunnels opposition researchers have discovered a draft analysis dated September 15, 2017 of CA WaterFix costs completed by the Kern County Water Agency posted at the Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District. This recent Kern County analysis provides a comprehensive review of how expensive the Delta tunnels project would be for Kern County farmers, and elucidates more realistic cost numbers for State Water Project Contractors than those touted by Metropolitan Water District. (You can also read the document at Restore the Delta's website.) Researchers found that: Total WaterFix costs are estimated at $32.1 billion to $41.4 billion ...
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