Nor Cal Fishing News

Can't get enough of trout!!!

I had some really great fishermen today we couldn't keep those pesty. little and big trout off are lines .I can say that today was really the most traffic I've seen all year I think the weather  will be take 
(More...) (Sunday, March 24, 2019)

Big Shasta trout bite!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we started off with a few big bites and one of them was a nice brown.  We went through a lot of small rainbows before the surface warmed and we got a second chance at a few big bites.
(More...) (Sunday, March 24, 2019)


by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we landed 2 keeper sturgeon as big as 52 inches. We released 3 shaker sturgeon, we also caught a 20 inch striped bass.  Our sturgeon trips are coming to an end on Sunday. We will be in the shipyard for
(More...) (Saturday, March 23, 2019)

Another fun day on the bay!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
3/23/19. We had another fun 1/2 day trip on the bay today!! Our group of anglers ended the trip with 7 halibut, 1 striped bass and 19 undersized halibut. Great action!  We still need a few more to make tomorrow a
(More...) (Saturday, March 23, 2019)

Mid March General Conditions

The weather has been stormy and rainy, with fog in the morning and some partly sunny skies in the afternoon. The temperature has been cool to cold on the pier. The herring run is over, but we have many anglers catching
(More...) (Friday, March 22, 2019)

Higherwater Fishing on Truckee Right Now

The Truckee River has jumped up a little bit from the last report and is above 2,000 CFS at the Reno gage. The river is a little off color with the increased flow due to recent rains and tributary contribution.
(More...) (Thursday, March 21, 2019)

CDFW to Meet with Public, Sell Licenses and Warden Stamps at Del Mar Fred Hall Show

Del Mar-area residents can purchase 2019 licenses, validations and report cards, as well as 2019 Warden Stamps, directly from California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) staff at the 43rd Del Mar Fred Hall Show scheduled next week at the
(More...) (Thursday, March 21, 2019)

Sacremento River Delta Stripers Showing Up in Great Numbers

by JAMES NETZEL / Tight Lines Guide Service
NOW BOOKING Sacramento River Delta Stripers.  Just like clockwork, mid March is when the stripers start to show up in great numbers and this year is no different.  Yes, the water is off colored and the flows are higher, but
(More...) (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

Late Season Storms Impacting Steelhead Anglers

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The late-season storms barreling their way towards the North Coast are a huge benefit to all of our rivers and the fish that travel through them. But they can also be quite the burden to steelhead anglers. Chetco and Smith
(More...) (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

4 Rainbow Trout Stinger

by LAKE AMADOR STAFF / Lake Amador Resort
Quoting Matt Sayers “I like fishing here because there’s nowhere else I catch trout this big” and it seems every week he proves it! This awesome stringer is from Monday this week 3/18 all caught from shore. Amador veterans know
(More...) (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

Flows Have Finally Bumped Up

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
Flows have finally bumped up here and moved fish all over the river. Some nice ones are being taken on soft eggs, midges, assassins, and SJ worms. Fish are holding in the softer sections and tailouts of the deeper pools.
(More...) (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)