The Late Fall Chinooks Of The Capital City

The fresh-run salmon ripped the line off the reel as I grabbed the long rod and struggled to keep up ...
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Lake Chabot Offers Big Bass And Trout In East Bay Foothills

Lake Chabot, a pretty reservoir nestled in the tree-studded foothills east of San Leandro in the unincorporated area of Castro ...
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Bass Action Tapers Off With Cold Snap

Anglers are still catching and releasing good numbers of black bass at Lake Berryessa, although the bite has tapered off ...
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Trout Fishing Explodes!

(Oregon House) “How fast things can change in only two weeks!” exclaimed Kathy Hess of the Collins Lake Resort. “Trout ...
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East Bay Lakes Roundup

Los Vaqueros (Byron) Rainbow trout and striped bass offer the most consistent fishing at Los Vaqueros Reservoir, but it was ...
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Sturgeon Show Early, Salmon Hit Plugs

 (Sacramento) In spite of cold storms that haven’t translated into much runoff into the Sacramento River to date, sturgeon fishing ...
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Big Post Spawn Macks Move Shallow

(South Lake Tahoe) “Every fall when the big lake trout finish spawning in deep water they move shallow to feed ...
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Bait Fishermen Find Striper Success In Cold Water

(Stockton) Striped bass remain king in the San Joaquin side of the Delta with the water temperatures reaching optimum temperatures ...
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Sacramento River Salmon Still Biting

Sacramento River Salmon fishing was great this year and the season is not over yet. Salmon season closes on Dec ...
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Bottomfish Provide Thrills As Anglers Dream Of Crab

(Bodega Bay) What do Sonoma County saltwater anglers really want? That’s easy they want crab combos! On the up side, ...
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Lingcod Bite Rages Outside Gate While Halibut Hit In Central Bay

(Berkeley) All in all, fishing is excellent as far as East Bay saltwater anglers are concerned. Outside the Golden Gate ...
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Salmon And Steelhead Cooperate With Late Fall Anglers

(Redding) The salmon bite isn’t red hot for Sacramento River anglers, but the fishing is productive for anglers that put ...
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Rocks Holding Bass At Bullards

(Dobbins) The first two significant storm systems have swept through California, but action at Bullards Bar remains tough for most.  ...
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Cool Water, Snow And Big Trout…

(Chester) Exciting late fall trout fishing is underway at Lake Almanor. On one hand, if you visit the lake right ...
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Targeting Lower Feather Salmon With MSJ Guide Service

When I received word from Captain Manuel Saldana Jr. of MSJ Guide Service that he was catching salmon on the ...
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Macks Grab Baits And Lures

(South Lake Tahoe) Morning temperatures are chilly, crowds are light and the mackinaw are biting consistently. In short, this is ...
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Mother Lode Roundup

Amador (Ione) Lake Amador has come up 3 feet so far from the latest storm – and another storm had ...
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Rockfish And Bonito Fill The Bill For Local Anglers

(El Granada) With the temporary closure of the Dungeness crab season, rockfish and lingcod are filling the bill for the ...
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Clear Water Conditions Challenge Salmon Enthusiasts

(Sacramento) After a flurry of solid salmon action two weeks ago, fishing in the metropolitan area has died down, at ...
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East Bay Lakes Roundup

Los Vaqueros (Byron) Brisk fall fishing is available at Los Vaqueros Reservoir, where anglers fishing from both both shore and ...
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