Featured Articles and Fishing Reports

Target Main Body Rockpiles For Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish,

(Sacramento) Black bass fishing prospects are still very good at Folsom Lake, but fishing pressure has been very light.

Folsom Lake is holding 398,027 acre-feet of water, 41 percent of capacity and 59 percent...

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Fall Salmon Regulations Go Into Effect

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon,

(Eureka) Regulations went into effect on the Klamath River for fall-run Chinook salmon fishing beginning August 15 and will run through December 31, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife....read more ››

Use Top Water Lures For The Larger Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish, Landlocked Salmon,

(Oroville) Most of the bass being taken now at Lake Oroville are “spots” in the 12 to 14 inch range, but some larger largemouth and spotted bass are available for fishermen tossing out top water lures early...

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Chrome Bright Kings Battle Sac River Anglers

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Trout,

(Redding) Salmon fishing on the Sacramento River in the stretch from Red Bluff to Redding is a good news, bad news proposition. The bad news is that there are not big numbers of fish in the river at this time....

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Rigged Anchovies Produce Kings At Mouth

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Steelhead,

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife relates that anglers have started picking up fall Chinook the bay trolling anchovies or an anchovy with spinner blade.

With minus tides this week the...

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Salmon Anglers Waiting For Cooler Weather

August 20, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Catfish,

(Sacramento) While salmon fishing remains slow in the metropolitan area, anglers are experiencing solid catfish action on the Sacramento River.

“Fishermen continue to catch lots of catfish, including some...

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Salmon Provide Fantastic Action

August 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Landlocked Salmon, Trout, Bass,

(Redding) Amazing salmon fishing is available for trollers working both Whiskeytown Reservoir and Lake Shasta. At Whiskeytown the kokanee fishing is great, while Shasta continues to boot out big king salmon...

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Kokanee And Mackinaw Provide Limits For Summer Anglers

August 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Mackinaw, Kokanee,

(South Lake Tahoe) Summer fishing is peaking at Lake Tahoe. Kokanee anglers are busting limits of salmon that range up to 20 inches. Mackinaw trollers are also getting limits, but their fish range up into the...

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Sacramento Angler Wins How Big Is Big Derby

August 20, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Trout,

(Coleville) Christopher Wong of Sacramento won first place in the “How Big Is Big” Trout Derby with his 5.6 lb. rainbow measuring 23-1/2 inches long caught on the West Walker River.

Dylan Baptiste of San...

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Hit Lewiston For Abundant Rainbows

August 20, 2014
Written By: Dan Arbuckle,
Species:River Salmon, Trout,

(Weaverville) If you want to hook rainbow trout, Lewiston Lake is currently the top late summer angling prospect in the Trinity County region.

“The marina staff and the DFW have both been planting trout in...

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Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

August 24, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Some nice new fish have moved into the Sacramento river. Here is Erreck Conley with a 17lb king salmon caught the new Cousins Raze series rods and Pro-cure redd hot double stuff cured roe.

Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

Don Pedro trout gorging on shad and getting fatter by the day

August 17, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Trout,

The rainbow trout at Don Pedro are gorging themselves on shad and are getting fatter by the day. Clients have been landing trout to nearly three pounds and most over the two pound mark on recent trips and a...

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Sacramento River King Salmon 8/15/14

Sacramento River King Salmon 8/15/14

August 15, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Jordan Neri starting the morning off with a nice Sacramento king salmon. Caught on the new Cousin raze series rod and Yakima plugs.

 

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Kokanee on fire at Little grass valley.

Kokanee on fire at Little grass valley.

July 29, 2014
Written By: H2F Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee, Landlocked Salmon,

Went up for the weekend to chase Kokanee and wasent disipoanted, limited the boat every time we went out the best trip was saturday morning hooking 35 and putting 20 in the boat in 1 1/2 hr, ranging from...

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Feather River King Salmon 7/19/14

Feather River King Salmon 7/19/14

July 19, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Today we had Trevor hawks and Anthony Linger from the San Diego Navel Base. Anthony hooked and landed his first king salmon ever. Which weighed 18lb.Good job guys.

Feather River King Salmon 7/18/14

Feather River King Salmon 7/18/14

July 18, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Teamed up with Raith of RH guide service today for some Feather River action. Britt hooked and landed her first king salmon on a Cousins rod GHS 792 1T. We hooked and landed a total of 4 salmon.

 

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Englebright Kokes

Englebright Kokes

June 23, 2014
Written By: Rick Kennedy, Tightlines Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee,

We fished Lake Englebright today, with Al and Jerry Silva. We started just outside the houseboats and trolled up river. It wasn’t long before we started landing nice rainbows up to 15”. After putting a half...
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Stampede Kokes on the Move

Stampede Kokes on the Move

June 23, 2014
Written By: Rick Kennedy, Tight Lines Guide Service,
Species:Kokanee,

We spent the last couple days on Stampede Kokanee Fishing. Once again we found some great action. The fish average 13” but are full of fight and make fantastic table fare. The water continues to drop and...

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Sacramento Rivers Sripers !!!!

Sacramento Rivers Sripers !!!!

June 22, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:Stripers,

Striper season is not over there are some great quality striper in the sytem. Im currntly running night striper fishing trips until salmon season starts.  Anyone intersted in catching stipers or booking your...

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A day at Don Pedro with my dad

A day at Don Pedro with my dad

June 14, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Kokanee, Landlocked Salmon, Trout,

I had a day off so I decided to take my dad out fishing. We headed to Don Pedro and was soon fishing, i set out four rods fishing for kokanee and within minutes we already were into fish, but it was lost half...

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Lake Pardee Kokanee

Lake Pardee Kokanee

April 7, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: fishinpolesready,
Species:Kokanee,

I was talking with Hookem Greg on a pm about fishing and mentioned I was doing a recon trip Monday at Lake Pardee to see what's up with the Koke population. Lines in the water around 10:00 this morning.

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I Love Disco

I Love Disco

March 21, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: sollimes,
Species:Stripers,

Sorry for the late report. Have to get everything ready for my little girl 11th birthday.
So I got text from my friend who lives in Disco " saw a few boils in front of my dock, they are here"
We arrived to...

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Don Pedro rainbows on Presidents day

Don Pedro rainbows on Presidents day

February 19, 2014
Written By: Gold Country Sport Fishing,
Species:Trout,

Two clients fished with me Monday the 17th at Don Pedro. We fished a few locations on the lake and everywhere we fished we landed rainbows. The two landed 15 rainbows on the day keeping just what they wanted...

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Amador with RNP

Amador with RNP

January 29, 2014
Written By: Forum Member: RideNfish,
Species:Trout,

I am glad that I put out the invite for someone to bank fish with me. RedNeckPunk (Darren) took the bait and met me at Amador Lake at 06:30 I wanted to try an area that a couple of fellow forum buddies...

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Braving the Cold at Del Valle and Shadow Cliffs

December 30, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: KidFishRelease,
Species:Trout, Bass,

My dad and I have accompanied Chang throughout his entire fishing career. I was there when he caught his first fish, I netted his first bass, and instructed him on how to catch his first trout. Now the man has...

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Rockfish, Lingcod, and Crab abound at the Farallon Islands

December 26, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: KidFishRelease,
Species:Rockfish, Lingcod, Crabs,

By now waking up at four in the morning had become a routine for me. I packed my rod, reel, lingcod jigs, and food the night before and tried to get some sleep before the morning drive to Francisco's house. My...

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Rollin’s Lake

Rollin’s Lake

December 15, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: cmcclain,
Species:Trout,

Decided to go up to Rollin's Lake yesterday morning after reading many of the reports and my two recent trips to Amador resulted in that horrible smell of skunkage.

Left the house at about 6 a.m. and after...

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West fork of the Carson River

West fork of the Carson River

October 22, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: cmcclain,
Species:Trout,

Needed a break from the salmon fishing down here on the American so decided to head up to the Sierras and get into some trout action. After looking around at some threads and seeing CC's posts about the...

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2:30 AM Sturgeon

2:30 AM Sturgeon

October 13, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: FishnBeer,
Species:Sturgeon,

pulled an overnighter on saturday night with a couple buddys. wanted to fish grizzly bay but the wind had other plans for us. on the water at sunset, off the water @ sunrise. fished between roe and ryer...

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High Sierra Golden Trout Grand Tour 2013!

High Sierra Golden Trout Grand Tour 2013!

October 12, 2013
Written By: Forum Member: sierra fisherman,
Species:Trout,

Well with me heading off to Marine boot camp October 20th my Dad (Captain Tahoe) and I wanted to head out on one last backpacking trip together before I leave. We planned on spending 16 days hiking 60 or more...

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Lake Tahoe Producing Kokanee and Mackinaw Combos

Lake Tahoe Producing Kokanee and Mackinaw Combos

August 27, 2014
Written By: Jack Naves,
Species:Kokanee, Mackinaw,

I had the pleasure of being invited up to the Tahoe Keys to fish with a buddy of mine last weekend. We found both kokanee and mackinaw stacked between the Tahoe Keys and Emerald Bay. There is no better way to...

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Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

Sacramento River King Salmon 8/22/14

August 24, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Species:River Salmon,

Some nice new fish have moved into the Sacramento river. Here is Erreck Conley with a 17lb king salmon caught the new Cousins Raze series rods and Pro-cure redd hot double stuff cured roe.

Target Main Body Rockpiles For Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish,

(Sacramento) Black bass fishing prospects are still very good at Folsom Lake, but fishing pressure has been very light.

Folsom Lake is holding 398,027 acre-feet of water, 41 percent of capacity and 59 percent...

read more ››

Fall Salmon Regulations Go Into Effect

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon,

(Eureka) Regulations went into effect on the Klamath River for fall-run Chinook salmon fishing beginning August 15 and will run through December 31, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife....read more ››

Use Top Water Lures For The Larger Bass

August 23, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:Bass, Catfish, Landlocked Salmon,

(Oroville) Most of the bass being taken now at Lake Oroville are “spots” in the 12 to 14 inch range, but some larger largemouth and spotted bass are available for fishermen tossing out top water lures early...

read more ››

Chrome Bright Kings Battle Sac River Anglers

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Trout,

(Redding) Salmon fishing on the Sacramento River in the stretch from Red Bluff to Redding is a good news, bad news proposition. The bad news is that there are not big numbers of fish in the river at this time....

read more ››

Rigged Anchovies Produce Kings At Mouth

August 23, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:River Salmon, Saltwater Salmon, Steelhead,

(Gold Beach) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife relates that anglers have started picking up fall Chinook the bay trolling anchovies or an anchovy with spinner blade.

With minus tides this week the...

read more ››

Salmon Anglers Waiting For Cooler Weather

August 20, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Species:River Salmon, Catfish,

(Sacramento) While salmon fishing remains slow in the metropolitan area, anglers are experiencing solid catfish action on the Sacramento River.

“Fishermen continue to catch lots of catfish, including some...

read more ››

Salmon Provide Fantastic Action

August 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Landlocked Salmon, Trout, Bass,

(Redding) Amazing salmon fishing is available for trollers working both Whiskeytown Reservoir and Lake Shasta. At Whiskeytown the kokanee fishing is great, while Shasta continues to boot out big king salmon...

read more ››

Kokanee And Mackinaw Provide Limits For Summer Anglers

August 20, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Species:Mackinaw, Kokanee,

(South Lake Tahoe) Summer fishing is peaking at Lake Tahoe. Kokanee anglers are busting limits of salmon that range up to 20 inches. Mackinaw trollers are also getting limits, but their fish range up into the...

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