Fourth Annual Collins Lake Spring NTAC Trout Tourney Features Solid Fishing Despite Wind And Rain!

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It’s been a familiar story this spring: a small window of fair warm weather punctuated by days of wind, rain and chill. This is how the conditions were leading up to the 4th annual Collins Lake spring NTAC tournament on … Continued

Surf Anglers Catch Biggest Barred Perch & Biggest ‘Exotic’ Fish In Sand Crab Classic History

Three hundred people from throughout the Monterey Bay area and beyond participated in the 13th Annual Sand Crab Classic Surf Perch Derby, a benefit for the Monterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project, on Saturday, March 11. The derby featured both … Continued

CDFW Conducts American River Steelhead Study

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Three separate strains of fish – the Eel River strain of American River steelhead, the Coleman Hatchery steelhead strain and Central Valley hatchery steelhead of undetermined origin – are returning to the American River this year, as evidenced in a … Continued

Obama Administration Ordered Speedy Completion of Delta Tunnels Plan

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Rejecting the call by fishermen, Tribes, conservationists, family farmers and environmental justice advocates to terminate the Delta Tunnels plan before Donald’s Trump’s inauguration, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on January 4 issued a Secretarial Order that will mandate the completion of Governor Jerry Brown’s … Continued

High Flows Draw Some Steelhead Into American River

In the biggest release of water since 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on December 16 increased releases to the American River below Nimbus Dam from 15,000 cubic feet per second to 35,000 cfs. It was awesome to see these massive … Continued

Port Of West Sacramento Offers Stripers, Catfish And Black Bass

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The Port of West Sacramento played host to one of my strangest-ever fishing experiences, in terms of the surroundings. On one spring trip in the late 1980’s, I fished for catfish from shore in the port. Right across from where … Continued

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