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[BREAKING NEWS: Best Bites: Oct. 2 through Oct. 8]]> First week of October should bring plenty of action for fresh and salt water anglers alike. There are perch along the east bay shoreline, as well as some stripers. Go further and get salmon and stripers in Benicia. The Trinity River and Klamath River continue to fish very well. Trinity steelhead have arrived and salmon continue to pour into the lower Klamath. Pyramid Lake is open and good reports came from opening day. There’s a trout derby at Lake McSwain and catch-and-release fishing for broodstock cutthroat at Heenan Lake is better than it has been in 10 years. Oh yeah, stripers are all over San Francisco Bay. Here are this week’s Best Bites:


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Party Boat Scores for Tuesday, Sept. 30]]> Here are the Party Boat scores for Tuesday, Sept. 30


by Staff compilation]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: 30 pound trout could be waiting at Pyramid Lake opener Wednesday]]> Pyramid Lake in Sutcliffe, Nevada opens to trout fishing on Wednesday and anticipation is high for a second consecutive outstanding season.


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Trout Plants: Sept. 29 through Oct. 2]]> The following lakes, rivers, streams and ponds this week will receive plants of catchable trout from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife:

 


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[Klamath River kayak fishing a challenge and a thrill]]> The instructions were to get in the kayak and get upstream to the top of Blake’s Riffle on the Klamath River. From there we were to cast for salmon and steelhead.


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Lake levels show severity of drought]]> Less than one dozen impoundments in California are more than half-full. The following list is the percentage full of lakes in Northern California.


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Fishing the North Coast]]> Though nothing is official, it sure looks like the number of adult salmon returning to the Klamath River should easily exceed the preseason predictions. How high the returns will go is anyone’s guess, but as of this week, the fish continue to pour in through the mouth in pretty big numbers. 


by Kenny Priest]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Lightning trout planted at San Pablo Reservoir]]> The concessionaires at San Pablo Reservoir this week introduced lightning trout to the lake for the first time.


by Tim Goode]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Fishing News 'n Notes]]> Twin Tunnels proposed for the Delta may violate the federal Clean Water Act; Butte Creek salmon safe upstream; Abalone poacher sentenced to jail time. Here are the latest News & Notes:  

 


by Staff compilation]]>
<![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: Salmon size restrictions begin Friday on Klamath]]> Salmon fishing on parts of the Klamath River will have size restrictions beginning this Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 because the yearly quota of adult fall-run Chinook salmon has been met.

 


by Department of Fish and Wildlife]]>
<![CDATA[Sacramento Bee outlines top fishing spots for fall]]> The Sacramento Bee gave its top fall fishing spots for Sacramento-area residents in Thursday's edition. See the article here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/09/03/6677253/the-best-places-to-take-your-rod.html


by Staff]]>
<![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]]>