Fishing Reports

By Jack NavesI looked up to check my striper rod, but it stood frozen against ...
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Wide Open West Delta Striper & Sturgeon Action

Any time you fish on the North Coast’s legendary Smith River, you have a chance ...

Fish Sniffer Subscriber Caught and Released Potential State Record Steelhead

It feels kind of ridiculous, or at least out of place, to be writing about ...

Fantastic Fall Fishing & Prayers for Paradise

Situated amidst a conifer forest on the Bear River in Nevada County near Colfax, Rollins ...

Fall Offers Solitude for Trout, Bass & Crappie Anglers at Rollins Lake

By Paul J. Kneeland The 19th Annual Shasta Lake Fall Trout derby took place on ...

2018 Shasta Fall Trout Derby – Beautiful Weather and Tough Fishing!

By Cal Kellogg Lake Almanor is at once inspiring and frustrating. To be sure, the ...

Kayaking For Almanor’s Trophy Trout!

Participants in the NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge Tournament of Champions at Collins Lake, sponsored by ...

Collins Lake Anglers Nail Big, Bold Trout at NTAC Tournament of Champions

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How To Articles

By Cal Kellogg I’m approaching the end of my first year as a kayak angler ...
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Kayaking During The Cold Chill Of Winter

Cold Water Bass Fishing
By Larry Hemphill Bass anglers are better able to deal with cold weather than are ...

Cold Water Bass Fishing

by Jack Naves Smoke was spotted somewhere in the Sacramento Area. Luckily it was not ...

Trolling Methods for Sac Metro Salmon

By Cal Kellogg When it comes to bagging stripers while using bait there is a ...

Bait Fishing Gear For Delta Stripers

By Cal Kellogg As I sit here at my desk looking out the window, I’m ...

Top Trout Destinations For This Fall & Winter

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Spotlight on Conservation

In a major setback for Delta Tunnels proponents, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today sent a letter to Randy Fiorini, chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, announcing the withdrawal of the Department’s “certification of consistency” for the California WaterFix. The “certification of consistency” with the Delta Plan is required under the Delta Reform Act of 2009 in order for Governor Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels project to move forward, so the Brown administration’s withdrawal of this certification all but ensures that the project will not be approved until after the next Governor, Gavin Newsom, enters office in January. In their controversial document, DWR claimed ...
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Food and Water Watch, Restore the Delta and concerned Bay-Delta residents will hold a protest at the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein in San Francisco on Thursday, December 6, at 11 a.m. to protest Feinstein’s Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act) Deal. This legislation, if passed by Congress and signed by the President, would funnel water to corporate agribusiness, harming the SF Bay-Delta environment, fisheries and communities. Feinstein’s office is located on 1 Post Street #2450, San Francisco, CA 94104. Anglers and everybody concerned about the future of West Coast salmon, steelhead, striped bass, sturgeon, halibut, Dungeness crab ...
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The voters of California decisively defeated Proposition 3, the controversial $9 billion water bond backed by powerful corporate agribusiness interests, in the November 6 midterm election. 52.34% of the voters, 3,568,010, voted No for the measure, while 47.66%, 3,248,415, voted Yes, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Opponents of the water bond include the Sierra Club California, Friends of the River, League of Women Voters of California, Save The American River Association, Food & Water Action, Restore the Delta and the Southern California Watershed Alliance. Supporters of the measure include the Western Growers, California Rice Industry Association, California Fresh Fruit Association, Stewart and Lynda Resnicks’ the Wonderful Company, Ducks ...
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Photo: Randy Fiorini, Delta Stewardship Council Chair (center), said he "would strongly encourage the Department to consider withdrawing the certification of consistency." Photo by Dan Bacher. On November 8, the Delta Stewardship Council staff released a draft report finding that the California WaterFix is not consistent with the Delta Plan after considering the appeals filed by an array of organizations, Tribes and governments to the “certification of consistency” filed by the California Department of Water Resources. The release of the staff report was then followed by a Council workshop in Sacramento on November 15 during which Council Chair Randy Fiorini and Council ...
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