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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 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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South Tower Mayhem!

The adrenaline seemed to sizzle in my brain. It was the kind of excitement that only saltwater anglers can understand ...
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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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