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  1. Attend Fish and Game Commission Meeting Dec. 11 to Save the Striped Bass Fishery!

    Roger Mammon, President of the California Striped Bass Association (CSBA) West Delta Chapter, testifies at the California Fish and Game Commission meeting in Sacramento on August 7, 2019. Photo by...
  2. King Salmon Surge Into Nimbus Fish Hatchery on American River

    RANCHO CORDOVA – This has been a slow year for salmon fishing on the American River. Very few anglers are still fishing in the section of river open to fishing from the SMUD powerline at the...
  3. Rounding Up Crabs & Rockfish Aboard The Happy Hooker!

    By Stacy Barawed I’d been wanting to book a trip with Captain Jonathon Smith and his crew for a while now, so when an opening became available on Sunday’s rockfish and crab combo on the Happy Hooker,...
  4. Governor Newsom Continues Jerry Brown’s Pro-Big Ag and Anti-Fish Policies

    R.I.P. Robert Light, the Delta cartoonist whose Rio Life was published regularly in the Rio Vista River News, recently passed away. He spoke truth to power. He predicted exactly what would happen...
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    Exploring For Sierra Trout!

    By Kevin Hofer When the leaves begin to change, the days get shorter, nights get cooler this is my cue to get the kayak up to the Sierras before the snow comes and closes it off for the winter. I’ve...
  6. A 5 Pound Slump Buster At Collins Lake!

    By Cal Kellogg If you are a serious angler, getting skunked from time to time is part of the game, but you don’t have to like it! A few weeks back I attended the Norcal Angler’s Challenge Trout...
  7. PG&E spends $1.3 million lobbying in one quarter after spending $10 million in 2018

    The PG&E shutoffs of power to over 2 million people in recent weeks, including those of Fish Sniffer staff, readers and advertisers, have made our lives very difficult in northern and central...
  8. California plans to sue over federal water plan, but DWR releases E.I.S. that increas

    New state water plan would increase water exports*by 373,000 acre feet per year on average The Gavin Newsom Administration on November 21 announced two separate but related actions*that will have a...
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    Re: help choosing a fishfinder...

    We run a Helix 9 on the Sniffer Duckworth. I have been a Lowrance guy for 20 years, but have been super impressed with the Humminbird unit.

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  10. Anglers Bag Three Trout Over 7 Pounds at Collins Lake NTAC Event

    Rob Cetinich*of San Jose had a fantastic day on November 3 when he won first place in the adult division of the two-day NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge (NTAC) event at Collins Lake by landing the...
  11. Light Tackle Rockfish off the Big Sur Coast

    Nick Ingram of San Jose holds up a brightly colored vermilion rockfish caught on a swimbait on light tackle off the Big Sur coast aboard the Kahuna out of Moss Landing.*Photo by DAN BACHER, Fish...
  12. Groups Slam Interior Department’s Sweetheart Deal with Westlands Water District

    Conservation, environmental justice and*public interest groups on November 8 responded with outrage to an Associated Press*report that Secretary David Bernhardt’s Interior Department is poised to...
  13. Re: Lake Camanche 11/15/19 Bite is getting Better

    Awesome. Here with the Boy Scouts today to get them on some trout. Your pics are inspiring to a young group of kids.

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  14. Go Light and Shallow for Sonoma Coast Rockfish

      By Mark Fong A quick snap of the rod tip sent my small swimbait toward its target. Letting the bait fall through the water column, I methodically counted it down to 35 feet before closing the bail...
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    Pulling Flies For Lake Davis Rainbows!

    By Cal Kellogg Fall trout fishing is exploding throughout the Sierras and things are starting to pop in the foothills too at places like Collins Lake and New Melones. My most recent trout fishing...
  16. New Federal Water Rules Will Boost Delta Water Exports, Imperil Salmon

    SAN FRANCISCO — The federal government, led by former Westlands Water District and oil industry lobbyist and current Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, on October 22 released a new set of...
  17. Thread: Enigma Lake

    by AnglingWes

    Re: Enigma Lake

    Folsom is full of pike minnows. I’ve caught a couple over 5# chasing kings in the convergence area.

    The trout bite should pop soon. Water temps are sill a bit warm.

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    Re: Control Cable Help

    Lift this lever for throttle only.
  19. September CDFW trawl survey finds zero Delta smelt

    The Delta smelt, once the most abundant fish in the entire Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, has come closer and closer to extinction in the wild in recent years. In the first month of the fall...
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    Re: Trolling with Four Rods!!!!

    I take advantage of every rod we can legally run, and frequently run 6 when the kids are on the boat. One thing that greatly helps prevent issues with double stacks on the downriggers and a pair of...
  21. Tahoe: A Lake of Superlatives and State Fish Records

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – Legendary Lake Tahoe, straddling the state line between*California*and*Nevada at an elevation of 6,225*feet, is a lake of superlatives and California state gamefish records. It is...
  22. My First Lingcod Hunt Aboard The Pacific Dream!

    By Stacy Barawed As I was reeling harder than I’d ever reeled before, I heard a man’s voice over my shoulder. “No matter how hard you try,” he muttered, “you’re never gonna catch that fish…” I...
  23. Lake Davis Produces Big Trout & Bigger Smiles

    By Wes Ward The attention span of a twelve-year-old is about a tenth of how long it takes to read the title of this article, which can make fishing with my twelve-year-old son, Jacob, a painful...
  24. Kearns and West announces agenda for SWP Contract Amendment for Delta Tunnel meeting

    The planning for the State Water Project Contract Amendment for the Delta Tunnel under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta*continues, despite the fact that the project has not yet been approved....
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    Pyramid Lake Trout Action Is Underway!

    By Mike McNeilly If you haven’t noticed, Pyramid Lake is getting a ton of ink these days. I’m one of the guys who can’t stop writing about it. If you are sick of reading about Pyramid Lake, and...
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