Advanced Trolling Techniques for Spring Stripers

by Jack Naves Spring is just around the corner, and stripers will soon be flooding into the California Delta in ...
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Halibut Season Is Going To Be Great! Are You Ready?

San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate region’s coastal waters are the halibut capital of northern California. That has always ...
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San Pablo Reservoir Opens with Great Weather and Trout Fishing

A total of 180 adults and 40 youth entered in the NorCal Trout Angler's Challenge (NTAC) event season opener at ...
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Chasing The Late Winter Bite…

By Cal Kellogg It’s been an interesting and sometimes frustrating late fall and winter fishing season here in Northern California ...
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Cal Kellogg’s 18’ Duckworth Advantage Sport Is For Sale!

By Cal Kellogg Duckworth boats can be hard to purchase and that fact is doubly true when it comes to ...
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Chasing Oroville Kings!

Chasing Oroville Kings!

By Mark Hall Well, January is in the books. Unfortunately, I was only able to get out one time to ...
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Emerald Water, Chrome Trout…

By Cal Kellogg Rain had fallen overnight and it was chilly. Both the air temperature and the water temperature hovered ...
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Folsom Lake, Sacramento’s Backyard Landlocked Chinook and Trout Fishery

When the salmon season is closed on the ocean and Central Valley rivers, anglers still have the chance to hook ...
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American River Steelhead Season Off to Tough Start for Most

The opening of the steelhead season in the upper section of the American River in Sacramento County was slow for ...
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Good Numbers of Salmon, Steelhead Return Again to Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery

Hundreds of steelhead are showing at the Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery this season. Photo by DAN BACHER, Fish Sniffer Staff.  ...
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I Caught My First Sturgeon!

By Stacy Barawed My cousin Michael and I had reserved spots aboard the Gatecrasher well ahead of sturgeon season. Our ...
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Rollins Lake Offers Great Spotted Bass, Bluegill and Crappie Fishing

Michael Allen shows off a couple of scrappy spotted bass typical of those that dominate the black bass fishery at ...
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Bass Angler Catches New Lake Record Crappie at New Melones

Josh Parris of San Andreas caught and released this 3.47-pound crappie, a new lake record, at New Melones Lake on ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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