Fishing Reports

by Jack Naves Five o’clock Saturday morning in the hills of Amador County, I was ...
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Monsters and Mining Towns

By Kevin Hofer In the bass world, Northern California may be best known for its ...

Hunting North State Bronze Via Kayak!

BERKELEY – The 28 anglers on the California Striped Bass Association, West Delta Chapter, trip ...

CSBA Trip Aboard California Dawn Produces Epic Halibut Action

By Wes Ward Duckworth welded aluminum boats have long been one of the best built ...

Team Fish Sniffer Adds a New Duckworth Advantage Sport To Fleet!

By Cal Kellogg The conditions had gone from great to not so good. The sun ...

Red Hot Oroville King Salmon Fishing with Captain Kevin Brock!

SACRAMENTO – The kokanee salmon, a landlocked sockeye salmon that was introduced to select lakes ...

Trollers Battle Limits of Tasty Stampede Kokanee Salmon

OROVILLE – Most bank anglers and boat fishermen experienced challenging salmon fishing on opening day, ...

Salmon Anglers Find Best Success on Opener in Feather River

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How To Articles

By Cal Kellogg Striped bass have started pushing back up the system from San Francisco ...
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Get Your Troll On For Delta Stripers!

By Cal Kellogg Sacramento River salmon trollers are as excited as grade schoolers counting down ...

Trolling Notes For Sacramento River Kings

By Cal Kellogg I was going through my tackle assortment the other day, getting everything ...

Thinking Trout & Salmon? Think About Pulling Plastic…

I have known my friend Mike Rheuby for many years having fished against him in ...

Shallow Water Rockfishing with Black Bass Gear

by Hippo Lau Having been in the fishing industry for over forty five years, I ...

A-Rigs for Salmon?

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Spotlight on Conservation

On Friday, September 6, recreational and commercial fishermen, biologists and conservation groups won a big victory in their efforts to clean up contaminated wastewater discharges from the San Joaquin Valley’s Grasslands Bypass Project when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark decision. The Court unanimously reversed Federal District Judge Kimberly Mueller’s dismissal of their lawsuit against the Project, ruling that a Clean Water Act discharge permit is required for the Project despite the Act’s exemption of return flows from irrigated agriculture so long as any part of its wastewater is generated by activities unrelated to crop production, according to a ...
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SAN FRANCISCO – The federal government  continues to suppress scientists who disagree with the anti-science dogma promoted by Big Ag, Big Oil and other corporate interests. In the latest foray in the war on science, federal salmon biologists’ warnings about dangers to Chinook salmon and steelhead poised by planned increased water diversions by the Central Valley Water Project have been suppressed by the Departments of Interior and Commerce. The salmon warnings come as the federal government finalizes plans to export more northern California water to corporate agribusiness interests to irrigate the arid and drainage-impaired land on the west side of ...
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The federal government on  August 13 announced that it was adopting new rules to slash protections for endangered species under the Endangered Species Act, one of the nation’s landmark environmental laws, signed by President Richard Nixon in 1973. The new rules make it easier to remove a species such as the Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon from the endangered species list and weaken protections for “threatened” species such as Central Valley steelhead. The ESA defines a threatened species as "any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of ...
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After listening to several dozen speakers from the California Striped Bass Association, NCGASA Delta Anglers Coalition and other organizations, the California Fish and Game Commission at its meeting in Sacramento on August 7 directed staff to continue working with CDFW and stakeholders to revise a draft Delta fisheries management policy, including potential revisions to the existing striped bass policy. The policy will be again discussed at the Commission meeting on December 11, 2019, starting at 8:30 a.m at the Natural Resources Building Auditorium, First Floor, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento CA 958124. President Sklar and Commissioners Russell Burns, Samantha Murray and Peter Silva were present. Commission Vice President ...
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