Angler Hooks and Releases Giant 57.10 Lb. Striper on Sacramento River

Every striper angler is excited by the prospect of catching a fish over 30 pounds, but most will never catch ...
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The San Joaquin River: From the High Sierra to the Delta

The first time I ever fished the San Joaquin River was in its pristine Middle Fork, high in the Sierra ...
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Thousands of Steelhead Planted In Thermalito Afterbay

No fish gets me more excited than steelhead, whether I catch these often-elusive fish on a river or on a reservoir ...
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Salmon Fishing Will Open on April 7 Below Pigeon Point, Remain Closed Above

The opening of California’s recreational ocean salmon season from Point Arena to Pigeon Point on the first Saturday in April ...
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Mixed News for Sacramento and Klamath Salmon Reported at CDFW Meeting

Wade Sinnen, CDFW environmental scientist, speaks at the salmon fishery information meeting in Santa Rosa on March 1.  Photo by ...
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California’s War on Hunting and Fishing Continues!

It’s was more than 40 years ago, but for some reason I remember the comment like the conversation took place ...
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CDFW Is Planting 200,000 Steelhead In Thermalito Afterbay This Year

If you want to catch landlocked steelhead, Thermalito Afterbay on the Feather River will be the place to go this ...
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A New Steelhead Run Record Set at Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery

It’s official; a new record for the number of steelhead returning to the Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery in one season ...
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American River Steelhead Opener Yielded Few Fish

There couldn’t be a bigger difference between January 2017 and January 2018 on the American River below Nimbus Dam. Last ...
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Salmon Season Is Over, Record Steelhead Run Reported at Hatchery

The final couple of weeks of the 2017 salmon season produced surprisingly good fishing for late fall Chinook salmon in ...
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Late Fall Kings On The Sacramento

Our plugs bristled with big keenly sharp treble hooks, so it seemed counter intuitive to think that you had to ...
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Record Chinook Salmon, Steelhead Returns Reported on Mokelumne River 

For many years after Camanche Dam was built, the Mokelumne River, a major tributary of the San Joaquin River and ...
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