Fishing Reports

BRENTWOOD –- Los Vaqueros Reservoir, a Contra Costa Water District reservoir that receives its water ...
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Big Catfish and Stripers Highlight Los Vaqueros Reservoir Reopening

The Chinook salmon fishing on the Sacramento River in the Capital City area from Verona ...

Sacramento Area Kings Challenge Anglers

BURSON – While known best for its bass fishing, the Mother Lode’s Lake Camanche, is ...

Lake Camanche Trophy Trout, Bass Lurk Above Ruins of Lancha Plana

The Golden State Salmon Association’s “Fish Like A Girl” charter group went outside the Golden ...

Wild Weather, Wild Salmon Fishing on GSSA’s ‘Fish Like a Girl’ Trip off Marin Coast

2020, the year of the COVID 19 pandemic, has been one of the top years ...

Large Kings Show at Lake Oroville This Season

By Paul J. Kneeland This has been a very trying spring and summer, with Covid ...

Alaskan Halibut and Salmon with Eagle Charters

The Feather River below the Thermalio Afterbay outlet draws lots of bank anglers and boaters ...

Feather River Boaters Bag Bright Kings on Opener

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How To Articles

By Cal Kellogg The Chinook salmon is the dean of California saltwater gamefish. Over the ...
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Salmon Are Biting! Here’s How To Get Kings From The Deck Of A Charter Boat!

By Cal Kellogg When most of us think about trout fishing we visualize mountain streams, ...

Kayaking For River Trout

Ah yes, spring! The season when our fisheries heat up and anglers feel most alive ...

How To Hook Up This Spring!

By Kevin Hofer The sport of kayak fishing has been growing rapidly the last few ...

Accessorize Your Adventure!

By Cal Kellogg Striped bass have started pushing back up the system from San Francisco ...

Get Your Troll On For Delta Stripers!

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Spotlight on Conservation

REDDING, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation today announced a “virtual open” house website for the controversial Shasta Dam raise proposal EIS, officially known as the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: http://www.virtualpublicengagement.com/usbr_shasta/index.html. Additionally, the public comment period is extended to October 5 to allow more time for public engagement. Reclamation has been pushing the dam raise proposal for years to deliver more Sacramento River water to the Westlands Water District and other corporate agribusiness interests in the San Joaquin Valley. The Winnemem Wintu Tribe, other California Tribes, environmental groups and fishing organizations are opposing the proposal because it would ...
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May 19 of this year marked the fifth anniversary of the massive Plains All American Pipeline spill near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County that resulted in the idling of Exxon’s three offshore oil platforms that rise like sentinels from the coastal waters. The collapse of the severely corroded pipeline resulted in 140,000 gallons of crude oil spilling into the ocean, killing hundreds of birds and marine mammals, halting recreational and commercial fishing and fouling four “marine protected areas” created under the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative as the spill was cleaned up. Exxon’s offshore rigs have remained idle since the ...
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As hundreds of wildfires raged throughout California, a report released at the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) on-line meeting on August 20 revealed that the cost estimate for Gavin Newsom's Delta Tunnel is up to $15.9 billion. The estimate is based on a single tunnel with a total capacity of 6,000 cfs. with two intakes of 3,000 cfs. The project would feature 42 miles of tunnels and associated shafts, Southern Complex Facilities with a Pump Station and Forebay, and connections to the existing California Aqueduct of the State Water Project (SWP). The tunnel is opposed by a large coalition of recreational and ...
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Sacramento – On a vote of 6-2 that fell along party lines, the California Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on August 12 approved Assembly Bill 3030, despite overwhelming opposition from the sportfishing community. AB3030 now moves on to the Senate Appropriations Committee, according to to a press release from the Coastal Conservation Association of California, (CCA of CAL.) The bill needed at least five votes to pass through committee, and the swing votes were cast by California Senators Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys). With six democrats in favor and two Republicans opposed, AB3030 moves on ...
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