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Sturgeon Take Center Stage As High Flows Muddy Water

December 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta, Suisun Bay,
Sturgeon Stripers

(Redding) The big rain and big flows blew out the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers for striper anglers, but the sturgeon bite rolls forward and may actually improve with freshwater flushing the system.

“Up...

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Anglers Target Stripers In Port, Deepwater Channel

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers Sturgeon

(Sacramento) Salmon season ended in the Sacramento River on December 16 and fishermen are now focusing on striped bass fishing in the Port of Sacramento, Deep Water Channel and Delta.

“The port and channel is...

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Spotted Bass Fishing Great As Water Remains Warm

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Bass Trout Landlocked Salmon

(Folsom) Folsom Lake has risen over 10 feet from recent storms and the lake is filling rapidly, although it is still very low. The surface temperature is still really warm, as high as 60.5° in places.

“It is...

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Lake Rises 15 Feet From Latest Storms

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Collins Lake,
Trout

(Oregon House) The recent storms have brought up the water level at Collins Lake by a total of 15 feet and the water level is currently 42 feet from full and rising.

The boat ramp is now back in the water and...

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Catfish Bite Rages With Storm Inflows

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Berryessa Reservoir,
Catfish Bass Trout

(Napa) If you like to hook big, hard-fighting channel catfish, now’s a good time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“The catfish action is amazingly good in the northwest end of the lake where Putah Creek enters,” said...

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Small Steelhead Show On Lower River

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Steelhead

(Sacramento) Few anglers have been fishing on the American River lately. The Chinook run is winding down and salmon fishing closes on December 31. And the steelhead run is just starting.

“Anglers are reporting...

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Small Steelhead Show On Lower River

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Steelhead

(Sacramento) Few anglers have been fishing on the American River lately. The Chinook run is winding down and salmon fishing closes on December 31. And the steelhead run is just starting.

“Anglers are reporting...

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Trout Fishing Perks Up With Cooler Weather

December 10, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Trout Bass

(Sacramento) While fishing pressure remains sparse at Folsom Lake, a few reports of bass and trout fishing success are beginning to emerge.

Granite Bay's low water ramp and the Hobie Cove ramp in Brown's...

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Another Good Year For Salmon Spawning Reported

December 10, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

(Oroville) Few anglers are fishing for steelhead or king salmon on the Feather River. The low combined flows of 950 cfs below the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet have deterred most boaters and bank anglers from...

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Trout Fishing Sizzles At Eagle Lake!

December 10, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Eagle Lake,
Trout

(Spalding) The trout season is in it’s final weeks at Eagle Lake and the action couldn’t be any better with trollers and fly guys hooking big numbers of rainbows.

“I’m just wrapping up at Eagle and I’ll be...

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California Delta Striper Report 12/07/14
California Delta Striper Report 12/07/14

December 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Late post from yesterdays trip. The water and debris from last week's rain made it to Rio Vista. (See photo) The water muddied up to zero viability in some area's and the fog was thick. The nailzz crew...

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California Delta Striper Report 12/06/14
California Delta Striper Report 12/06/14

December 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
San Joaquin Delta,
Stripers

Chad and Josh are back from Reno for some more striper action. We fished the San Joaquin river below and above the Anitoich bridge casting 5" Optimum Bait swim baits in all white color topped with Pro-Cure...

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Sacramento River Steelhead
Sacramento River Steelhead

December 4, 2014
Written By: Al Brown Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Steelhead River Salmon Trout

Sacramento River Steelhead fishing is good now, we have been hooking 4 or 5 a trip and a lot of Wild Rainbow trout. The river is on the murky side because there was a land slide above Shasta Dam that tuned the...

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GREAT STRIPER BITE IN THE DELTA!!!   11/23/14
GREAT STRIPER BITE IN THE DELTA!!!  11/23/14

November 23, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Chad and Josh both of Reno had lots of fun today on the Delta. Hooking striper on live bait, trolling plugs and casting 5" Optimum Baits AA Swimbait topped with pro-cure trophy bass gel on the new Cousins...
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California Delta Striper Report 11/15/14
California Delta Striper Report 11/15/14

November 16, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

We fished south of the Rio vista bridge on Saturday. We caught stripers with everything we used from live bait mud suckers, trolling shallow and deep diver plugs and casting 5" white Optimum Baits AA swim...
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Don’t give up on the salmon, the best is yet to come
Don’t give up on the salmon, the best is yet to come

November 13, 2014
Written By: Tight Lines Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Middle,
River Salmon

I have been reading a lot about the poor salmon numbers caught and I have caught well below what I normally catch, but don't give up!!!  Late fall run of salmon are starting to show up.  These are the bigger,...

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California Delta Striper Report 11/8/14
California Delta Striper Report 11/8/14

November 8, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Sacramento River- Delta,
Stripers

Wes Ward, Greg Phelan and Roger Smith hit the Delta today for some stripers. We founded them early on the outgoing tide, but they just didn't want to cooperate with us. We then founded them again on the...

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Feather River King Salmon Report 11/05/14
Feather River King Salmon Report 11/05/14

November 5, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Richard Webber and Pedro Guzman hooked and landed their limit of King salmon by 10am! Good job guys. Cousins Tackle and Pro-Cure Bait Scents strike again.

For more photos visit my web at the link below.

Use...

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Feather River is Starting to Produce some Big Kings 11/4/14
Feather River is Starting to Produce some Big Kings 11/4/14

November 4, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Micheal and his grandpa Charles wanted some more kings, so they came back for more, but this time Micheal brought his cousin Adam along to get in on this salmon action. Check out Adams first ever river...

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THE RED HOT KING SALMON BITE JUST KEEPS GOING!!!    11/02/14
THE RED HOT KING SALMON BITE JUST KEEPS GOING!!!  11/02/14

November 2, 2014
Written By: MSJ Guide Service,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

Andrea, Lucas and Glen all had a blast on the Feather river hooking there limit of king salmon by 11am! Glen had big fish of the day with a nice 20lb buck. The highlight of our trip was was watching 13 year...

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Sturgeon Take Center Stage As High Flows Muddy Water

December 19, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Sacramento River- Delta, San Joaquin Delta, Suisun Bay,
Sturgeon Stripers

(Redding) The big rain and big flows blew out the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers for striper anglers, but the sturgeon bite rolls forward and may actually improve with freshwater flushing the system.

“Up...

read more ››
Anglers Target Stripers In Port, Deepwater Channel

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Sacramento River- Middle,
Stripers Sturgeon

(Sacramento) Salmon season ended in the Sacramento River on December 16 and fishermen are now focusing on striped bass fishing in the Port of Sacramento, Deep Water Channel and Delta.

“The port and channel is...

read more ››
Spotted Bass Fishing Great As Water Remains Warm

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Bass Trout Landlocked Salmon

(Folsom) Folsom Lake has risen over 10 feet from recent storms and the lake is filling rapidly, although it is still very low. The surface temperature is still really warm, as high as 60.5° in places.

“It is...

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Lake Rises 15 Feet From Latest Storms

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Collins Lake,
Trout

(Oregon House) The recent storms have brought up the water level at Collins Lake by a total of 15 feet and the water level is currently 42 feet from full and rising.

The boat ramp is now back in the water and...

read more ››
Catfish Bite Rages With Storm Inflows

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Berryessa Reservoir,
Catfish Bass Trout

(Napa) If you like to hook big, hard-fighting channel catfish, now’s a good time to hit Lake Berryessa.

“The catfish action is amazingly good in the northwest end of the lake where Putah Creek enters,” said...

read more ››
Small Steelhead Show On Lower River

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Steelhead

(Sacramento) Few anglers have been fishing on the American River lately. The Chinook run is winding down and salmon fishing closes on December 31. And the steelhead run is just starting.

“Anglers are reporting...

read more ››
Small Steelhead Show On Lower River

December 19, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
American River - Lower,
Steelhead

(Sacramento) Few anglers have been fishing on the American River lately. The Chinook run is winding down and salmon fishing closes on December 31. And the steelhead run is just starting.

“Anglers are reporting...

read more ››
Trout Fishing Perks Up With Cooler Weather

December 10, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Folsom Lake,
Trout Bass

(Sacramento) While fishing pressure remains sparse at Folsom Lake, a few reports of bass and trout fishing success are beginning to emerge.

Granite Bay's low water ramp and the Hobie Cove ramp in Brown's...

read more ››
Another Good Year For Salmon Spawning Reported

December 10, 2014
Written By: Dan Bacher,
Feather River- Lower,
River Salmon

(Oroville) Few anglers are fishing for steelhead or king salmon on the Feather River. The low combined flows of 950 cfs below the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet have deterred most boaters and bank anglers from...

read more ››
Trout Fishing Sizzles At Eagle Lake!

December 10, 2014
Written By: Cal Kellogg,
Eagle Lake,
Trout

(Spalding) The trout season is in it’s final weeks at Eagle Lake and the action couldn’t be any better with trollers and fly guys hooking big numbers of rainbows.

“I’m just wrapping up at Eagle and I’ll be...

read more ››

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