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Best Bites: Oct. 23 through Oct. 29

There are some great options open this weekend to anglers. Want cutthroat? Heenan Lake and Pyramid Lake are producing. Big trout plants on the East Carson and Lake Amador mean plenty of action and are good spots to bring kids. Shasta (and Oroville) are kicking out large numbers of bass and quality is starting to improve. Plus, stripers are thick in San Pablo Bay. You thought the Giants in the World Series was great, these choices will tighten your line. Here are this week’s Best Bites:

 

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Load of trout going into Lake Chabot
Trout Plants: Oct. 20 through Oct. 24

The following lakes, rivers, streams and ponds this week will receive plants of catchable trout from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife:

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A limit of lingcod caught this summer on the New Huck Finn (Emeryville). Next year the limit goes to three fish.
Epic lingcod action this year, larger limits next year

It’s not your imagination, the 2014 season has provided the best ling cod fishing in decades.

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October steelhead arrive on the upper Klamath

For the past couple of months the upper river levels have been much higher than usual in order to bring up the salmon to the Iron Gate Hatchery.

 

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Fishing the North Coast

My favorite time of the year is finally here. The season’s first storms are peppering the North Coast, and rivers like the Eel, Smith, and Checto are beginning to fill with much-needed water. The late fall king salmon, who’ve been waiting patiently in the their estuaries, are ready to charge upriver towards their final spawning destinations.

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The Umbrella Rig analyzed: Hype or Happening
Ish Monroe breaks down the impact of the A-rig

It's been a couple of years since bass anglers around the country have heard the cry of Alabama rig domination.  Much has happened with this branded bait as well as all the other umbrella rig style lures that inundated the bass fishing scene since its explosion.  We recently took a look at the lure with two-tour pro and Delta local Ish Monroe to see if they hype has lived up to the happenings.

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Salmon in the headlines in News and Notes

Salmon are in the news again this week with special measures being taken to aid spawning at Nimbus Hatchery; discussions about how to aid or not aid salmon on the Tuolumne; flows being cut on the American now to help salmon later; and salmon are in the Eel now that there’s water again. Here are this week’s news and notes …

 

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2014 Sportfishing Boat Directory

Following is a list of Northern and Central California salmon charter boats. The harbors are listed by alphabetical order. Included are the web address, phone, boat capacity and anticipated price per person.

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