Nor Cal Fishing News

Trip announcement!!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
We have lots of room TOMORROW & FRIDAY for a full day salmon trip.(light loads).  This upcoming SUNDAY we have lots of room for a 1/2 day rockfish trip.  Make your reservation on our website at  Or call Capt. Mike 650-619-6629 Let’s go
(More...) (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)

Will Wildfires And Toxic Smoke Be The 'New Normal'?

by CAPT. WILLIAM E. SIMPSON II / My Outdoor Buddy
A deadly new meme is being established. After 2-long months of toxic smoke and multiple catastrophic wildfires, the public is being hit with mediaconditioning via TV and newspapers that subliminally suggest we should suddenly be happy to get a few days
(More...) (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)

California Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Opening Soon

California’s 2018-2019 waterfowl hunting season is fast approaching, with one special early opportunity for young hunters in California’s Northeastern Zone. The weekend of Sept. 22-23 is designated as Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days in this zone only. Additional youth waterfowl hunting opportunities will
(More...) (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)

A Bit of Wind and Bump but the Angling was Good.

by JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
The Sea Wolf fished the islands again today with a bit of wind and bump but the angling was good.  We ended our day with 330 rockfish and 66 lingcod to 27 pounds for our 33 anglers. We’ll be at
(More...) (Monday, September 17, 2018)

Sacramento salmon is on fire!

Both woodson bridge and balls ferry are doing outstanding performance fishing at its best both lures and roe are the tickets ion the river weve got openings still in Sept and booking for Oct  Nov Dec call me at 18006704448
(More...) (Monday, September 17, 2018)

Great Time to be Out on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Another fine week on the Truckee River.  Bit windy, but pretty great weather.  Looks to be the same this week, minus the winds.  Cold mornings in Truckee, followed by nice t-shirt afternoons.  Nice in Reno too.  Great time to be
(More...) (Monday, September 17, 2018)

Full Limits of Both Rockfish and Ling cod!

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Another spectacular day of fishing!  Full limits of both Ling cod and rockfish for our group today.  The weather was absolutely gorgeous!  Maybe 5 kts of wind all day. Made for good drifting and catching conditions. Final count 27 limits of Ling
(More...) (Sunday, September 16, 2018)

For the Big Ones Try Scow Canyon

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
 Fishing is still much of the same.   For the catfish use anchovies, sardines, mackerel, chicken livers. The boat launch has been the best bite so far.  Crappie are biting.  You will find the smaller ones from the shoreline for the
(More...) (Sunday, September 16, 2018)

In Memory of Art Helgueros

by CAROL JONES / Kahuna Sportfishing
Friends and Family of well known and well loved by local fishing community Art Helgueros had a special day on the Kahuna today.  Art was an avid fisherman and put together many charters including his annual "Iron Man" (no bait,
(More...) (Sunday, September 16, 2018)

🦄 magical

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
 Today was pretty magical Captain Patrick reported on his half-day with 10 limits of quality rockfish to 7 pounds and 15 lingcod to 16 pounds.  We have lots of room for the coming up trips book now at Bass 
(More...) (Sunday, September 16, 2018)

Rockfish and lingcod at the Islands

by JONATHON SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we had really good action at the farallon islands and good weather. We caught easy limits of rockfish and 35 lingcod for 23 anglers. 
(More...) (Saturday, September 15, 2018)