That’s right – loose lips sink ships! Big fish eat little fish and trout be they browns, brookies or ‘bows living in streams, lakes or reservoirs all gobble minnows with gusto. But let’s keep this information between you and I … Continued
(Berkeley) The end of the rockfish season is seen by many as the end of the saltwater fishing season. This year the season ended on a somber note with crab fishing closed and rough seas that kept both charter and … Continued
The Fish Sniffer staff can’t wait to get back over to Dunnigan to visit Linc Raahauge’s Pheasant, Chukar and Sporting Clays Club. Raahauge’s offers the finest looking game birds you’ll find at any bird hunting club and it’s surprisingly inexpensive … Continued
(Colfax) Water levels are good at both Rollins Reservoir and Scotts Flat Reservoir and fishing pressure has been light. Cold water has resulted in sluggish, uncooperative bass at both lakes and the lack of recent trout plants has made for … Continued
There is no doubt that a variety of different rod, reel and line combinations will work for trout trolling. I’ve spent decades trolling for trout and the gear I use has changed quite a bit. Early on I used … Continued
Winter is a time of great promise for trout anglers because it’s at this time of the year that the trout come to the surface and often move into near shore areas. This is the time of the season when … Continued
Here in the Northern California foothills fall is in the air. We’ve had a bit of rain, nighttime temperatures are dipping and if you look at the ridges the leaves on the hardwoods have gone from green to brown and … Continued
I’d like to tell you that I have a definitive answer about the importance of lure color, but I don’t. There are some clues that hint to how important color MAY be in certain situations, but beyond that, the influence lure color has when it comes to triggering strikes seems to be more a matter of faith than hard science.