Since 1983, the Fish Sniffer has been the premier publication for West Coast anglers and Sportsmen. Each issue is jam-packed with Detailed Reports, Intuitive How-To’s, Map Features, and Industry News to keep you informed about Fishing, Boating, and Angling all over Northern California and beyond.




by Dan Bacher

Photo of ocean salmon catch courtesy of CDFW.

Ocean and Inland Water Salmon Season Regulations Adopted

  The California Fish and Game Commission adopted recreational ocean and inland salmon season regulations as presented by the California Department of ...
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Photo of Klamath River below Iron Gate Dam by Dan Bacher.

Feds, State And Tribes Sign Klamath Dam Removal Agreement

Salmon and steelhead will once again ascend the upper Klamath River and its tributaries, as they did for many thousands ...
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Groundwater recharge pond behind the Santa Clara County Water District offices in San Jose. Photo by Dan Bacher.

Water rates will increase to pay for Delta Tunnels

How would you like to find out that a new fee was added to your groundwater bill to support Governor ...
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California Fish and Game Commission Breaks Promise to Anglers

Commission moves forward with plan to postpone MPA assessments  On April 13, the California Fish and Game Commission moved forward with a controversial ...
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