NorCalFishingNews.com http://www.NorCalFishingNews.com The place for Northern California fishing blogs, fishing reports, fishing news, fishing photos plus so much more. en-us <![CDATA[Fishing license always an appreciated stocking stuffer]]> If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has some suggestions.

 


by CDFW Release]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Budget cuts, drought mean small trout for 2015]]> Get that two-pound test line loaded on to your reel, the Department of Fish & Wildlife next year will be planting ¼-pound trout rather than 1/2-pounders.


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Best Bites: Dec. 18 through Dec. 24]]> The big storm left in its wake rising lakes and muddy rivers. Conditions will limit fishing in the short term but provide much better opportunities in the not-so-distant future, especially for sturgeon and steelhead anglers. For now, there is excellent action for cutthroat at Pyramid Lake, clear lake conditions at Shadow Cliffs, solid bass fishing at Lake Shasta despite muddy water, and a growing sturgeon bite near the Mothball Fleet. Here are this week’s Best Bites:


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Trout Plants: Dec. 15 throug Dec. 19]]> The following lakes, rivers, streams and ponds this week will receive plants of catchable trout from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife:

 


by Staff compilation]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: News and Notes ]]> Salmon rescued for Yolo Bypass; silver salmon rescue underway in Marin and cost estimate for Bay Delta Project released ...


by Staff]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Berryessa gives up a 13 pounder]]> David Ezell of Sacramento joined the teener club when he boated a personal best out of Berryessa last month that weighed 13.3 pounds.


by Jody Only]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: 17 year old nails 13 pound bass at Don Pedro]]> Many bass anglers search their whole life for the elusive teener largemouth; however 17-year-old Brandon Lum has accomplished the feat after a fun fishing day at Lake Don Pedro last week resulted in a personal bass that tipped the scales at 13 pounds even.


by Jody Only]]>
<![CDATA[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.


by Tim Goode]]>