Nor Cal Fishing News

Klamath River - what a first ever Steely!

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
Ken and Marcia had quite a gorgeous day on the Klamath. Marcia took big fish honors and it was her first Steelhead ever. It was one of those fine drag ripping jumping Steelhead battles that keeps us all coming back
(More...) (Sunday, February 23, 2020)

Rainbows on the river

This morning Dave fished for trout and steelhead from kewswick dam area to Battle Creek bridge.They put around 15 miles of river fishing in picking up fish almost throughout the river system . Drifting roe clusters and egg patterns did the
(More...) (Saturday, February 22, 2020)

Lower Sac report by Brian Kohlman

by RANDY HAMANN / Confluence Outfitters
I had a really fun day with my guests Eli and Chase! A milk shake was on the line for the first fish, and wouldn’t you know it – they both hooked up at the same time! Eli was declared
(More...) (Saturday, February 22, 2020)

Hooked Up Sportfishing Report

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Hooked Up Sportfishing out of Carnelian Bay in Lake Tahoe checked in with us. Great fishing with you guys today. That should feed you for a while. For reservations and information on fishing Lake Tahoe, call: 775-772-1453 or 530-546-2221
(More...) (Saturday, February 22, 2020)

Steelhead Fishing is Prime Right Now on The Russian

Conditions on the Russian are prime right now for targeting steelhead! The river flow is holding near 530 cfs with excellent visibility which makes it perfect for swinging flies. Fisherman are having the most success now floating bait and jigs
(More...) (Saturday, February 22, 2020)

Sunset Cruise

by AARON ANFINSON / Bass Tub Sportfishing
What a beautiful evening for a sunset cruise.We will be running cruises again tomorrow. Come on down and join us it’s only $15 per person.
(More...) (Friday, February 21, 2020)

Shasta Lake Browns and rainbows are biting!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Today we got after it at first light and it wasn't long before Jim had a nice rainbow trout bending his rod.  We had a lull after the morning bite and fished several areas of Shasta Lake.  The McCloud arm
(More...) (Friday, February 21, 2020)

Over a fish a rod!

by MIKE RESCINO / Lovely Martha Sportfishing
2/21/20. Today was another great day of fishing with us finishing up over a fish a rod! We had 12 bass along with tons of shaker action and countless bites for 9 anglers!! We have lots of room NEXT WEEK on
(More...) (Friday, February 21, 2020)

Lake Almanor Fishing Report

by BIG DADDY / Big Daddy's Guide Service
Spring has sprung, or has it, here at Lake Almanor. Calm warming waters with sunny days and mild afternoons sure might have you thinking that. In fact about the only clue that it still might be winter is the cool
(More...) (Friday, February 21, 2020)

Consistent and Constant Accessibility For Surfperch Fishing

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
The greatest thing about surfperch fishing is the consistent and constant accessibility. For residents, they are literally “The fish at the end of the street.” Casting bait, artificials or lures from the shore anywhere along the Monterey Bay can potentially
(More...) (Friday, February 21, 2020)

Mudsucker Catch in Clear Lake

by ROSS ENGLAND / Clear Lake Guide Service
In my 39 years of fishing Clear Lake both occasionally and full time the last 19 I’ve caught many of the lake’s fish. Black Bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, green eared sunfish, red eared sunfish, Tule perch, Sacramento perch, black crappie,
(More...) (Thursday, February 20, 2020)