Nor Cal Fishing News




Trinity River report by Brian Kohlman

by RANDY HAMANN / Confluence Outfitters
The past two days were great with my guests Peter and Mike, from the Peninsula Fly Fishers. The weather was perfect on Friday, but it rained off and on pretty hard Saturday. The guys fished really hard both days and Mike
(More...) (Sunday, January 26, 2020)

Smith River Trophies

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
The smith river fishing report for 1/26. Ironhead Guide Service has been getting some nice fish on CA's most famous river. The fishing has been picking up with each crest and drop of the river. IGS has been seeing 2
(More...) (Sunday, January 26, 2020)

Good Old Klamath

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
The good old Klamath continues to produce good times. Brad brought his Dad Steve up for his 65th birthday and despite mother nature and her wet ways the good old steady eddy Klamath made it happen. A couple wet days did
(More...) (Sunday, January 26, 2020)

Russian is Sliding into Perfect Shape

by KING'S SPORT AND TACKLE
The Russian is sliding into perfect shape right now. Currently the flow is 1400 cfs with around 2 feet of visibility. This past week our guides running trips were picking up fish every day as the water dropped and began
(More...) (Saturday, January 25, 2020)

Lake Temescal Catch of The Week

by EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
OPEN Seven Days a Week 5:00 am – 10:00 pm, unless otherwise posted.  Gate hours are 8:00 am – 10:00 pm. GENERAL CONDITIONS We are getting reports of largemouth bass and rainbow trout being caught, but we have not received any photos. If
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

Don Castro Catches of The Week

by EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
OPEN Seven Days a Week 8:00 am – 8:00 pm; Park Curfew is 8:00 pm – 5:00 am GENERAL CONDITIONS Please remember that a California state-fishing license is required for anglers aged 16 or older. In addition, a Park District daily fishing permit
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

Quarry Lakes Catches of The Week

by EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
OPEN Seven Days a Week January: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm; Kiosk Hours: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm; boaters can go through inspection and launch up until 3:00 pm and get banded before 4:00 pm. GENERAL CONDITIONS If the kiosk is closed, please
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

East Walker River Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions: Water Conditions: Poor - Fair Flows are at 19 cfs as of  1/24 Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair If the weather stays well below freezing head elsewhere, it's not fair to the fish to lift them out of the
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

Upper Owens Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions: Water Conditions: Good Flows are at 104 cfs as of  1/24 Fishing Conditions and Hatches:  Fair-Good The flows have come back up to 104cfs over the last week so the diversion from Grant is back with  off color water
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

Hot Creek Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions: Water Conditions: Good, showing a cfs of 4 on 1/24 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 conditions
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)

Surfcasting in Santa Cruz Has Been Tough Until You Find The Right Spot

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
Once again, we enjoyed fairly decent weather conditions for fishing the Monterey Bay this week. There has been a pretty consistent swell all week, which is going to build over the coming weekend, but it does not seem to affect
(More...) (Friday, January 24, 2020)