(Oroville) You need a 4-wheel drive vehicle to launch at both the spillway and Bidwell Canyon launch ramps, but the wide-open bass fishing available on Lake Oroville definitely makes it worthwhile. “Fishing is really good now,” said Brent Cline at … Continued
(Pittsburg) While sturgeon anglers had been marking sturgeon in the West Delta throughout the fall, the fish just recently started hitting in a major way. As of press time outstanding sturgeon fishing is now raging in the Pittsburg area. “The … Continued
(Folsom Lake) If you want to fish in solitude, you can definitely find it now at Folsom Lake. The lake is at its lowest level in history, holding only 151,089 acre feet of water, 15 percent of capacity. The lake … Continued
(Collins Lake) The first fall trophy trout plant, weighing a total of 1,800 lbs, arrived at Collins Lake on October 23. The load included 25% trophy sized trout and 75% catchable ones, reported Kathy Hess of Collins Lake Resort. “Our … Continued
(Stockton) Water hyacinth remains the story in the San Joaquin as the floating green menace continues to plague area boaters. Extensive mats of hyacinth have forced the closure of the City of Stockton’s launch ramps at Buckley Cove and Louis … Continued
(Lake Berryessa) Not much has changed at Lake Berryessa over the past couple of weeks – the bass bite continues to rage and the trout and salmon fishing remains slow. “For the better fish, we’re working drop shot rigs and … 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.