Nor Cal Fishing News

TigerFish Rockfishing Action

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Evening TigerFish Faithful, We had a great day on the Pacific with nice weather and very good fishing for 35 limits of rockfish and 38 lingcod up to 17 pounds! We are completely booked through Saturday. Lots of space for
(More...) (Sunday, July 23, 2017)

More Quality Time

by JOHN HIGLEY / My Outdoor Buddy
As I sit here wondering what to do next, I suddenly realize I’m way behind on my fishing this summer.  Ordinarily, I’ve fished several streams by now, and I’ve hiked to at least a couple of backcountry lakes for trout.  I
(More...) (Sunday, July 23, 2017)

Lovely Martha Fish Report

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Today the Lovely Martha had a salmon trip today catching 30 limits of salmon to 23 pounds. They have room available Tuesday for a half day trip, Wednesday Thursday and Friday for a full day trip.
(More...) (Sunday, July 23, 2017)

Sacramento river rainbows

Sunday morning  Justin with sacriverguide fished trout and steelhead  out  of redding fishing was great drifting roe and egg patterns 27 fish in the net getting ready for Aug1 trout open 44 up  we've hot openings that week
(More...) (Sunday, July 23, 2017)

Big Bows biting at Lake Mary

Angler Jay Delk checked in tonight with a Lake Mary update. Jay has been fishing at Lake Mary the past couple days and has nailed a couple nice fish. Jay caught a 4.89 pounder yesterday and a 3.0
(More...) (Saturday, July 22, 2017)

Bass Tub Fish Report

by ERIK ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
Today the Bass Tub had 10 Halibut to 25 pounds and 1 striped bass for 23 anglers.
(More...) (Saturday, July 22, 2017)

CDFW: Auto Apply for Wild Upland Game Bird Hunts

California hunters can now apply online for specially managed upland game bird hunting opportunities on private and public lands. Starting with the 2017 fall hunting season, hunters will need to apply through the Automated License Data System (ALDS) for special hunt
(More...) (Saturday, July 22, 2017)

Bass and Halibut

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
The last three days has been excellent bay fishing with limits or  near  limits on striped bass and good numbers of halibut still been caught  in San Francisco Bay. 
(More...) (Saturday, July 22, 2017)

Striped Bass Action

by JONATHAN SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today's charter of 16 anglers landed 30 keeper bass up to 18 pounds. Just 2 fish shy of limits. We finished it up with 3 halibut up to 23 pounds. 
(More...) (Friday, July 21, 2017)

Excellent Shasta Lake trout bite!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Shasta Lake rainbow trout fishing was off the hook today and we had full limits by 8:30 am.  Honestly, I was busy netting fish and getting lines back down in the water from start to finish. Bob, John, and Chris had
(More...) (Friday, July 21, 2017)

How to Bring Home Fish Caught Out of State?

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Question: Later this year I am planning a trip to fish in the state of Washington. The limits and retention are different. What is the best way to bring fish home from the trip? Is there some paperwork trail that
(More...) (Thursday, July 20, 2017)