Fishing Reports

By Kevin Hofer April is just an amazing time of year for fishing, bass are ...
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April Is Rockfish Time For Kayakers! Are You Ready?

By Alex Cady I have been chasing Striped Bass all over California for most of ...

Top 5 Flies For California Stripers

Three hundred people braved rain and wind to fish the fifteenth Annual Sand Crab Classic ...

Surf Fishing Enthusiasts Bag Big Perch During Sand Crab Classic

By Cal Kellogg Spring is the classic time for the bass angler to reach for ...

The Spawn Is Coming: Break Out Your Lizards!

Anglers can look forward to another solid recreational and commercial salmon fishing season on the ...

Good Ocean Salmon Season Expected in 2019

The weather has been tough. We’ve had heavy snow in the mountains, heavy rain in ...

Bad Weather, Good Fishing…?

Kris Caceres of Loomis caught just one fish at Lake Pardee on Saturday, March 2, ...

Kris Caceres’ 7.03 Lb. Rainbow Cinches First Place in Pardee NTAC Event

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How To Articles

By Cal Kellogg I enjoy trolling for trout from my Hobie Pro Angler 14, but ...
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Tube Jigs For Trout…

By Stacy Barawed I still remember the first time I’d heard about the Folsom Bass ...

Joining A Bass Club…

I’ve caught a lot of sturgeon. Not as many as real pros like Jay Lopes, ...

So, You Want To Catch A Sturgeon?

By Mark Fong Wintertime bass fishing can be a formidable endeavor for many reasons. Unstable ...

Jerking Winter Bass With The Ima Flit

By Cal Kellogg I’m approaching the end of my first year as a kayak angler ...

Kayaking During The Cold Chill Of Winter

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Spotlight on Conservation

Photo: AquaBounty's salmon (background) has been genetically modified to grow bigger and faster than a conventional Atlantic salmon of the same age (foreground.) Photo courtesy of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 8 announced that it will lift the import ban on eggs of AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon product, drawing praise from the company and strong criticism from fishing organizations. “Today, we are taking another important step by deactivating a 2016 import alert that prevented GE salmon from entering the U.S.” claimed FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “The FDA’s approval of the application related to AquAdvantage Salmon ...
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Sacramento - Conservation, fishing and tribal groups sent a letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein today seeking an investigation and public disclosure of acting interior secretary David Bernhardt’s role in granting the powerful Westlands Water District a permanent water supply contract. The groups also demand taxpayers be repaid for Westlands’ Delta Tunnels’ bills before his confirmation hearing. "A brutal confirmation hearing is expected on March 28th as the Senate as President Trump has nominated Bernhardt to permanently lead the Department of the Interior. Bernhardt has served as deputy secretary since early in the Trump administration, and became acting secretary after Ryan ...
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Photo of Upper Mokelumne River (c) 2009, Katherine K. Evatt. Record numbers of salmon and steelhead have returned to the Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery in recent years, but the outlook is even brighter with the release of a study that shows the possibility of the reintroduction of the iconic salmonid species in a 13.7 mile stretch of the Mokelumne above Lake Pardee. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported a modern record of more than 19,900 fall-run Chinook salmon returned to spawn in the lower Mokelumne in the fall of 2017. The 2018 fall salmon returns were also impressive, ...
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) at its meeting in Vancouver, Washington, today adopted three fishing season options for ocean sport and commercial salmon fishing in 2019. The Council will make a final decision on salmon seasons at its meeting in Rohnert Park, California, on April 11-15. Detailed information about season starting dates, areas open, and catch limits for all three alternatives are available on the Council’s website at www.pcouncil.org. The California Coast from Pigeon Point south, including Monterey Bay, will open for sport salmon fishing on April 6. The San Francisco and Fort Bragg regions will open just a ...
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