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Wine Country North

Clear Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 15:29:21

The only open ramps are Clear Lake Oaks and Library Park in Lakeport. Redbud closed this week. Fishing is tough. Some get action on crank baits and wacky-rigged drop-shots. A few jig fish are caught near deep water docks and the rock piles in the southern part of the lake. Clear Lake Outdoors (707) 262-5852

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Gualala River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-02-19 21:24:45

Tidal water below the Highway 1 Bridge is illegal. Fishing has been good. River is in ideal shape. (707) 884-4247

Previous Report: 2014-02-12 16:29:38   Previous Report: 2013-02-27 17:13:09   Previous Report: 2013-02-20 14:44:47   Previous Report: 2013-02-13 17:05:34   Previous Report: 2013-02-06 20:46:25  

Lake Berryessa (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 15:29:52

Bass are being caught by those spooning through schools of bait fish or drop-shotting the edges of the weed lines off wind-blown points. Most are smallmouth and spots. Sweeney’s Sports (707) 255-5544; Don Paganelli (916) 502-3474, http://www.guidebass.net

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Lake Mendocino (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-15 21:08:46

Rain hit Tuesday and more is expected Friday. Fishing before the change in weather has been challenging. Fish are moving, but lipless crank baits will get smallmouth. Largemouth are near structure but bass are selective. (707) 468-6474

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Lake Pillsbury (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-01 20:34:08

Lake is less than 50% of capacity and there isn’t much shoreline vegetation. Launching is difficult, too. Squawfish are plentiful. Soda Creek Store (707) 743-2148

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Lake Sonoma (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 15:30:32

Steelhead bite is slow. Bass fishing has been difficult. Small bass will chase crank baits. Outdoor Pro Shop – Cotati (707) 588-8033

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Russian River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-05-21 21:46:46

Shad bite remains slow. Smallmouth bite is picking up from Forestville to Monte Rio. King’s Sporting Goods (707) 869-2156

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