Nor Cal Fishing News




Humboldt rivers turning green

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Fishing the North Coast:  Humboldt rivers turning green Kenny Priest/For the Times-Standard It’s been well over a month since the coastal rivers in Humboldt County have looked anything other than dirty brown. Since the last big rains, which came towards the end
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

Recreational Dungeness Crab Fisheries Open South of Point Reyes

by CALIFORNIA DEPRTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Fish and Game Commission (Commission) were notified today by the director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) that, in consultation with the director of the California Department
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

When Bullies Intentionally Harm Wildlife

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: I live in an over-55 community in Rio Vista. There are wild turkeys here and Canada geese, which many of us love. Last month someone deliberately ran into turkeys crossing a road to go to their roosting trees. A
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

New Motor Coming

by MARC SCHMIDT / Coastline Fishing Charters
The Suzuki that was on the back of Scrimshaw is now with a new owner and a new 2016 Yamaha F300 outboard is on it’s way. I am looking forward to the 50 more horsepower and better economy. We should
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

We just got Stocked!

by DON PEDRO RECREATION AGENCY
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife planted some large trout at the Fleming Meadows launch ramp today! They arrived just in time for the long holiday weekend. With the weather forecast showing 70+ degree temperatures, what a great weekend
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

Herring Arrive at Crescent City Harbor

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Pacific herring finally made their way into Crescent City Harbor in large numbers today (Wednesday). Some anglers, like this fishermen, were taking home herring by the bucketful.
(More...) (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)

Cal Delta Fishing Report

by RB BASS
Water Temp: 52-55 Water Clarity: 4-8 feet I hit the delta this past Saturday for the first time in a couple of months. Prior to Saturday I asked around to see what water conditions are like on the delta, everyone I talked
(More...) (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)

Great Weather and Fishing

by TOPAZ LODGE STAFF
The Topaz Trout Derby continues and this week was a great week for fishing. Ginger Buzzard checked in from the General Store at Topaz Lodge to report in on the recent happenings. Last week did pretty well. Our
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Salmon in Big Trouble, All Hands on Deck

by JOHN MCMANUS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
Bad News for Winter Run Very few adult winter run will likely return to spawn in 2017 and 2018 which could easily lead to further restriction on ocean salmon fishing. Federal fishery experts reported only three percent of the winter
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Mavericks is a Go for Friday!

by HALF MOON BAY SPORTFISHING STAFF
The Big Wave Surf Contest is a go for Friday at Mavericks! For more information about the Big Wave Surf Contest click here Photo Credit: Shalom Jacobovitz, Wikipedia
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Spawning Trout in Oakland Hills

by EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
Even after one of the worst droughts in decades, the Rainbow Trout in Redwood Regional Park are still hanging on! This amazing and resilient species was caught spawning on film in Redwood Creek near the park just a week ago. In
(More...) (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)