Nor Cal Fishing News




Non Social Fishing on the the Klamath

by SCOTT CALDWELL / SC Guide Service
VIDEO Klamath Report - This whole situation is difficult at best for everyone and remaining positive clearly has been extremely tough as well. My life as a fishing guide is all about social interaction, as well as putting my clients on
(More...) (Tuesday, April 7, 2020)

Big Chico Creek: Revisited

by FISHBIO
During the past summer, FISHBIO revisited CSU Chico’s Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve for the fourth time since 2013 to survey the creek’s summertime trout population. The Reserve provides a nearly 4,000-acre extension adjacent to Chico’s Upper Bidwell Park, creating an uninterrupted corridor of protected
(More...) (Monday, April 6, 2020)

Lake is Almost Totally Open Water

by MOUNTAIN HARDWARE & SPORTS
Lake is almost totally open water. Able to drive to end of lake. Fly fishing at the top end of lake with leech and zebra midges with sinking line producing fish. Shore fishing by Main boat ramp producing fish up
(More...) (Sunday, April 5, 2020)

Hunewill Pond Report

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF
We did not have one angler go to the pond this week to see if it was still frozen and see how the fish got through the winter. The angler that did not go out there did not catch several
(More...) (Sunday, April 5, 2020)

Sceirine Ranch Report

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF
We also did not have a few clients on the Sceirine this week, they did not do well with rubber legs, san juans, poxyback stones, soft hackles and rainbow warriors while they were not there.    
(More...) (Sunday, April 5, 2020)

East Walker River Report

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF
In these trying pandemic / quarentine times, here’s a few things that did not happen on the river this week: we did not get reports from 10 or 12 anglers this week, we did not hear from anyone who caught
(More...) (Sunday, April 5, 2020)

MORE ON TRINITY RIVER HATCHERY

by E.B. DUGGAN / "D" Fishing Guide
It seems as though I made a mistake about the Trinity River Hatchery releases last week and I would like to correct them. The 2019 TRH egg recovery for 2019 Fall run Chinook salmon was 980,459 of the 6 million eggs needed.
(More...) (Sunday, April 5, 2020)

Halibut Are Biting!

by TODD FRASER / Bayside Marine
The Halibut were biting for the anglers who trolled and drifted from the Mile Buoy to Capitola. There were some nice Halibut caught and the wind was down. The Rock fishing was good near Davenport. If you are wondering these
(More...) (Saturday, April 4, 2020)

River is in Great Shape

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Crazy times. Gonna chill a bit on the reports, but I do live on the river, and this is my home. Of course, I am fishing. Not much else to do. Good news is that winter finally came. Bad for the kids
(More...) (Friday, April 3, 2020)

Upper Owens River Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good Flows are at 66 cfs as of  4/2 Fishing Conditions and Hatches: We are hearing very few reports because the guides and locals are not getting out much. Recommended Flies DRIES: Stimulator #16-18 | Griffiths Gnat #20-24
(More...) (Friday, April 3, 2020)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Fair to Good, showing 7 cfs as of 4/2 Fishing conditions and Hatches:  We are hearing very few reports because the guides and locals are not getting out much. Recommended Flies DRIES:  Stimulators #16-18 | R.P. Emerger
(More...) (Friday, April 3, 2020)