Nor Cal Fishing News




East Walker River Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions:  Fair Flows are at 55 cfs as of  3/26 Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good We are hearing very few reports because the guides and locals are not getting out much. It must be getting close to alfalfa season
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

Upper Owens River Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good Flows are at 102 cfs as of  3/26 Fishing Conditions and Hatches:  Fair-Good We are hearing very few reports because the guides and locals are not getting out much. The fishing seems to be back to schizophrenic,
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Fair to Good, showing 4 cfs as of 3/26 Flows are not accurate due to icing , OR , they just rebuilt the shed at the weir so it might be down for some time. Fishing
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

CDFW Awards $37 Million for Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection and Scientific Study Projects

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 40 multi-benefit ecosystem restoration and protection projects to receive funding under its Proposition 1 and Proposition 68 grant programs. The awards, totaling $37 million, were made under CDFW’s
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

Initiative Aims to Speed Coho Salmon Recovery in California Coastal Watersheds from Santa Cruz to Mendocino Counties

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
Coho salmon are getting a boost from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) strategic plan to prioritize salmon restoration and habitat improvement projects in coastal watersheds from Santa Cruz to Mendocino counties. In most of these watersheds, coho
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

April 2020 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
All calendar items are subject to change as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 — Recreational Groundfish Season Opens, for all boat-based anglers in the San Francisco Management Area (Point Arena, Mendocino County to Pigeon Point, San Mateo County) and the Central
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

Great Bite for Perch This Week

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
Within the parameters of the Covid-19 regulations, sport fishing is indeed permissible in our area at this time. Commercial fishing continues as an essential activity. Sport fishing opportunities, while somewhat restricted, remain available for us around the Monterey Bay. The three
(More...) (Friday, March 27, 2020)

From ncgasa.org- California Fishing & COVID-19

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 26th Attention Guides and anglers: PLEASE READ AND SHARE Over the past 48 hours we have fielded hundreds of call from guides and anglers across California seeking clarification on the State’s policies regarding recreational angling. This is an extremely
(More...) (Thursday, March 26, 2020)

Marching past and present

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
As we all ride this situation  out, I have chosen to look back at March 2018 and 2019. These photos come from the Klamath river, Lake Siskiyou and Shasta lake. Looking back on my 27 years of fishing and guiding
(More...) (Thursday, March 26, 2020)

Flows Have Increased Nearly Three Fold

by RENO FLY SHOP
The flow of the Truckee River has increased nearly three fold from our last report. The Downtown Reno gauge is sitting at 660 cfs at the time of this report. We saw the river turn to chocolate milk for a
(More...) (Thursday, March 26, 2020)

California’s Heritage Trout Challenge

by GARY HEFFLEY / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
The pursuit of trout, especially trout that have never seen a Purina trout pellet, the concrete walls of a hatchery run or the stainless-steel lined siding of a hatchery truck is a quest taken by many anglers and a dream
(More...) (Thursday, March 26, 2020)