Your Guide To Sac City Salmon!

The chinook salmon run is the most anticipated fishery in the in the Sacramento Area each year. Some anglers start ...
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California Crabbers Enjoy Stellar Opening Weekend Action!

“Last weekend was all about Dungeness crab and crab/rockfish combination trips on Saturday and Sunday, and all ports from Shelter ...
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Stripers and Sturgeon and Salmon, Oh My!

Last year, I was able to pull off the improbable trifecta of catching all three targeted species in the Rio ...
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Yachting For October Sturgeon With Dragon Sportfishing Skipper Hayden Mullins!

From my perch near the cabin I saw it all. Rod No. 6, John Adams’s rod, wiggled a little, stopped ...
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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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Big Oil defeats California bill to ban new offshore oil drilling

Showing the enormous power of the oil industry in California despite the state’s “green” image, every bill except one opposed by the ...
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Chrome Invades The American River

For the first time in several years, there is a really good run of Chinook salmon on the American River.  ...
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Huge Stripers On Tap In West Delta

Fall striper fishing on the West Delta is one of my favorite fisheries in California. In between bouts of north ...
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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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Farallon Islands Adventure Provides Fast Paced Bottomfish Excitement

With Northern California in the midst of a brutal heatwave, I was looking for an escape from the heat, preferably ...
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Chasing Columbia River Chrome With Salmon Fishing Icon Buzz Ramsey!

“…below this point the waves became So high we were Compelled to land unload and traw up the Canoes, here ...
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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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CSBA Members Rockfish & Lingcod Limits At Farallon Islands

One of the great things about living in the San Francisco Bay and Delta Region is the many saltwater options ...
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Lake Chabot Crappie Record Shattered!

CASTRO VALLEY = Francisco Escobar of Castro Valley carefully caught and released a 2.34 lb crappie at Lake Chabot, a ...
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Haunted Canyons, Beautiful Trout…

Indian massacres, settlers butchered, grizzly attacks and bloodthirsty highwaymen… Growing up I’d heard the stories from the old timers that ...
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New Potential World Record Sevengill Shark Boated In San Francisco Bay

Chris King of Los Molinos was fishing with John McGhee, owner of Legal Limit Sportfishing out of Berkeley, when he ...
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Cal Kellogg School Of Fishing Teams Up With Capt. Quang Vo For Epic Bottomfish Action At The Farallons!

It had taken more than two hours to motor from Berkeley to the Farallon Islands. I snoozed for much of ...
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