Nor Cal Fishing News

SF Halibut Report

by TOM ZIZZO / Wild Wave Sportfishing
Captain Tom Zizzo checked in this afternoon with an update from the Wild Wave out of San Francisco, CA. Today we fished a half day trip out front. We ended up with 12 Halibut (up to 17 pounds)
(More...) (Saturday, August 27, 2016)

Big Brown - Second Take

by ANDREW JONES / Silver Lake Resort
On August 22nd we got a report from Silver Lake of a very large Brown Trout. We just got a better picture ... check it out. Angler Mo Shamout caught this 7 pound 12 ounce brown trout on
(More...) (Saturday, August 27, 2016)

Lake Tahoe Limits

by MIKE NIELSEN / Tahoe Topliners
Fishing Guide Mike Nielsen checked in early this morning with an Eastern Sierra update from Lake Tahoe. Mike said, "We got it done quick today. Off to Cabelas to do seminars at 11!"
(More...) (Saturday, August 27, 2016)

Lake Chabot Fishing Report

GENERAL CONDITIONS Whopper size catfish are coming out of hiding!!!!!! Did you know that this year is our 50th year anniversary since Lake Chabot has been open to the public? Help support the East Bay Regional Parks Foundations by participating in
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Recording Abalone Harvest Data

by CARRIE WILSON / California Department of Fish and Game
Recorded abalone harvest data wrong on abalone report card Question: After abalone diving in Mendocino last weekend, I didn’t realize until too late that when I tagged my abalone I mistakenly recorded my abalone catch incorrectly on my abalone
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Collins Lake cats are catch of the day!

by KATHY HESS / Collins Lake
Catfish were #1 this past week and it didn't matter what the bait was, they seem to like it all, starting with Amelia Burton who fished off the dock with her Daddy, they caught two nice Cats (biggest was 4
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Russian River News

Economic Impact of the Fish Flow Project The lower Russian River area has been a haven for tourism since the late 1800’s. It’s beautiful rolling Redwood forested mountains, clean clear water, and proximity to the coast has brought people from all
(More...) (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Lower Klamath quota reached quickly

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Just after the additional water released from Iron Gate Dam hit the mouth of the Klamath River, controversial news broke from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. On Tuesday, the CDFW determined the 555 quota of adult fall-run Chinook
(More...) (Thursday, August 25, 2016)

Sentinel/Herald Fish Report

Weather and sea conditions continue to cooperate with area anglers. Most mornings have been beautiful for fishing with calm even glassy seas. Afternoons continue to be somewhat windy. Those in smaller boats should set their alarms early. The calm ocean
(More...) (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)

Striped and Black Bass Petition Withdrawn

by MICHAEL COATS / Golden Gate Salmon Association
08/24/16 -- Here's reaction from the Golden Gate Salmon Association executive director John McManus to the Striped and Black Bass petition being withdrawn: The entire fishing community united in opposition to this anti-fish proposal. I guess some good fish
(More...) (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)

Los Vaqueros Fishing Report

by LOS VAQUEROS STAFF / Los Vaqueros Reservoir
GENERAL CONDITIONS Summer fishing is continuing with small striped bass very present; trout and catfish are still active with a few largemouth reported. The reservoir is currently storing 115,900 acre-feet of water, 72 percent of capacity. Pumping has resumed and
(More...) (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)