Nor Cal Fishing News

We've got Salmon!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
Captain Mike Rescino checked in with NCFR around noon. We are currently fishing straight out near B Bouy inside the Farallon Islands. We got a King on our first drop. But the fishing has been tough for
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

BFEF Announcement

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
Ken Hoffman from BFEF checked in with an update! Bridgeport Reservoir has had some special stockings! Nov/Dec of 2016, Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Program (BFEF) stocked about 3400 1/2 - 1 pound reproducing browns in the West/East Walker and Bridgeport Reservoir.In April 2017,
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

CDFW Climate Change Expert Honored for Innovation

Dr. Amber Pairis, director of the Climate Science Alliance-South Coast, recently received the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Climate Adaption Leadership Award for Natural Resources. The award recognized her inventive approaches to preparing Southern California for the effects of climate
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Kilarc One More Time

by JOHN HIGLEY / My Outdoor Buddy
Last Friday my pal Russ Herrick and I were at it again. Due to inclement weather, and my spring turkey hunting travels, neither of us has had time to fish this spring, and we finally decided to do something about
(More...) (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Big flows still on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
We’re right around 3,800-4000 k every day here in the Hirsch. Better than 5,500 k, which it was just recently. 4,000 k opens up a little more water, but not much. Clarity is good and all, but the water is
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Tigerfish Cod Report

by ALLEN CHIN / Tigerfish Sportfishing
Good Afternoon TigerFish Faithful, Monday's rockfishing trip is a go. Lots of space available. Book online at or just show up in the morning. We had another successful fishing day despite the unexpected unpleasant weather. Today the swell was low but
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Sea Wolf SF Bay Report

by JON YOKOMIZO / Sea Wolf Sportfishing
Captain Jon Yokomizo checked in this evening with an update from the Sea Wolf out of Emeryviulle, CA.  Today the Sea Wolf fished Potluck in the San Francisco Bay with a fun group from Hi's Tackle Box in South San
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

New Huck Finn Flatty Report

by JAY YOKOMIZO / New Huck Finn Sportfishing
Captain Jay Yokomizo checked in this evening with an update from the New Huck Finn out of Emeryville, CA.  Today we had another great day fishing for bass and halibut with our 30 anglers we had gorgeous weather and excellent
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Weekly Fish Report

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR STAFF / East Bay Municipal District
With the pending heat this week the trout bite has been very slow.  We are still seeing fish brought in, in the early morning and the late afternoon.  Soaking brightly colored power bait is your best bet. Lake Conditions Lake Level    309.4 Surface
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Limits of Kings

by SEAN HODGES / Hog Heaven Sportfishing
Captain Sean Hodges called in this morning at 10:27 AM with an update from the Hog Heaven out of Sausalito, CA. Today we had 6 anglers catch limits of King Salmon in 20 minutes. We have plenty of
(More...) (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

Sundance Report

by RJ WALDRON / Sundance Charters
Captain RJ Waldron checked in from the Sundance out of Emeryville, CA.  Today we had 6 anglers catch 16 Halibut and 1 Striped Bass.  We had lots of action and lots of empty beers!
(More...) (Saturday, May 20, 2017)