Nor Cal Fishing News

Limits of Lings and Cod

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Captain James Smith checked in tonight from the California Dawn out of Berkeley, CA.  Today we had an EPIC bite from the Farallon Islands. We had full limits of jumbo rockfish on 2 drifts. We had a single drift for limits
(More...) (Saturday, August 19, 2017)

TigerFish Rockfishing

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Afternoon TigerFish Faithful, Our charter today loaded upnon rockfish and lingcod before heading in to the salmon grounds. The salmon action was slow for us. One bite equated to one 10 pound salmon. We are chartered tomorrow. Lots of space
(More...) (Saturday, August 19, 2017)

Picking away at kings

Saturday  morning  i had 3 great clients that have fished with me for 12 years we fished  on the Sacramento  we had 2 bites and landed 2 fish  had yo work for them today but we pulled it off if
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by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
The Salmon are starting to go again.
(More...) (Saturday, August 19, 2017)

Jurassic Pond Fish Report 8/16/17

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The big fish here just won’t stop biting! Did I mention that these are all wild fish with some of the hottest paint jobs you’ll find in the sierra? We offer half day guided trips here and can fish up
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

North Fork Brownie

Our friend Eric with a beautiful brown trout he caught and released while fly fishing on The North Fork Of The Stanislaus. Awesome fish brother. It was great to see you yesterday. I love hearing about your adventures. Thanks for
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Deep bite on Shasta Lake today!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
I've been fishing Shasta Lake several days a week of late and I've been having great success at the 65'-70' depth line.  Today started out like most days on Shasta and we had a fish on the first rod I
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Possessing Steel and Lead while Hunting Chukar and Quail?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: The ban on hunting with lead ammunition is being phased in. It now includes chukar, while the use of lead will continue to be allowed for quail until the 2019 season. My question is can hunters carry both types of
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Klamath remains open for steelhead, closed for salmon

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. The Klamath River, for the first time that anyone can remember, is completely closed to salmon fishing as of Tuesday, Aug. 15. With only 12,000 adult fall-run Chinook expected to
(More...) (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Nice Day!

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
Captain Jay Yokomizo checked in this afternoon with an update from the New Huck Finn out of Emeryville, CA. We had another light load for Rockfish and Lingcod today. We took our six anglers out on the coast and
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)

1/2 Day Salmon

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in with an update from the Lovely Martha out of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Today we had a morning 1/2 day trip and our 11 anglers caught 13 King Salmon (up to 24 pounds). CURRENT SCHEDULE: Thursday
(More...) (Wednesday, August 16, 2017)