Shasta Fall Trout Derby – Tough Bite But Very Large Trout!

The 17th Annual Shasta Lake Fall Trout derby took place on the weekend of October 14 and 15.  The lake ...
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Fish Sniffer Sierra Kokanee

Fishing guides can be nomadic. Here today and gone tomorrow. Such is the case with Captain James Netzel of Tightlines ...
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The June Lake Loop: Ground Zero For Epic Sierra Trout Fishing

The June Lake Loop is a chain of lakes that feed into the Mono Basin, east of Yosemite National Park ...
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Hit Lake Valley Reservoir For High Elevation Catfish And Trout

Lake Valley Reservoir, nestled on the North Fork of the American River near Yuba Gap, offers anglers a unique chance ...
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Are You Ready For Pyramid Lake’s Winter Trout Action?

The trout season at Pyramid Lake will kick off on October 1. Early in the lake’s cutthroats will be holding ...
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What a Week!  Tuna, Marlin, Kokanee and Rainbows!

Working with The Fish Sniffer certainly has its benefits!  I just completed nine intense days that included 7 days of ...
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 Lake Alpine: Trophy Trout At Wilderness Edge 

Situated at the edge of the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, Lake Alpine is one of the most beautiful of the lakes found ...
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 Joe Ferreira Retires After 24 Years With Fishing In The City  

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s “Fishing in the City” program, now in its twenty-fourth year in the Sacramento ...
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Davis Lake Rises From the Ashes

I used to really love fishing Davis Lake. It’s close to my home in Reno. I could leave my house ...
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Stampede Is Full And The Kokanee Are Biting

Stampede Reservoir, situated on the Little Truckee River northeast of the city of Truckee on the east slope of the ...
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Lake Almanor: Catch And Release The Hard Way!

Bryan, Larry, Anthony, Gene and I had endured hours of cold, wind and nasty chop, but now Larry was hooked ...
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Open Water Trout And Crappie At Berryessa

The line came off the downrigger clip as Les Fernandes of Fish On Charters and I trolled in the morning ...
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