Nor Cal Fishing News




Big Catfish Biting

by SWEENEY'S SPORTS STAFF
The fishing at Lake Berryessa has been good. The water temps have come up and the lake is between 60 and 62 degrees. The Bass an Catfish fishing has been Good. The trout fishing is slow.
(More...) (Friday, February 12, 2016)

Crappie Biting

by BOB'S BAIT BUCKET
Bob's Bait Bucket in Bakersfield check in today with a Crappie update from Lake Nac. Some nice crappie coming out of Lake Naciamento caught on small minnows by Mr James Start! Left is 2 1/4 pound and the right
(More...) (Friday, February 12, 2016)

On the Rise

by COLLINS LAKE STAFF
Recent rains have risen Collins Lake to within 23' from a full lake. Looking so much better and hopefully more rains still to come in late February & March to fill it all the way full.
(More...) (Friday, February 12, 2016)

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)

900 Pounds of Mt Lassen Trout Stocked Today

by SAN PABLO RESERVOIR
San Pablo Reservoir checked in today with great news. Today we stocked 900 pounds of Mt. Lassen Trout at the Main Rec. Come on down and go fishing at San Pablo.
(More...) (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

Sandabs Galore and Crabs coming Soon

by RANDY'S STAFF / Randy's Fishing Trips
The sanddab fishing has been great. Today we even saw a nice pod of Dolphins.We will be fishing for Crabs starting on Saturday, February 23rd.
(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)