Nor Cal Fishing News




Great Fishing at The Islands Today

by JAMES SMITH / California Dawn
Great fishing and weather at the Farallon islands today as we landed on some jumbo rockfish and commercial grade crab. Folks don’t miss out while the commercial crab season is closed! I have room all week starting on Tuesday. Final count 260
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

IT IS WINTER STEELHEAD FISHING TIME

by E.B. DUGGAN / "D" Fishing Guide
I hope all had a great Thanksgiving with family and hope you are getting ready for Christmas. I was away for Thanksgiving and with family down south and stuffed myself with turkey and pie. The north state had a bit of
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

GET ‘EM WHILE THE GETTIN’S GOOD !!!

by JARED DAVIS / Salty Lady
LOTS of room tomorrow... no reservations required for this one, just show up !! Weather looks great !!   ** 3310 Powell St, Emeryville **   (510) 652-3403 -OR- Book online 24/7 at : https://saltylady.fishingreservations.net/sales/ Thanks to Justin Cimino for getting it together for our
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

Last call for late fall Kings!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
The last week of King salmon fishing on the Sacramento River starts tomorrow.  The Sacramento River blew out yesterday afternoon, but not before Captain Justin Thompson got his group onto a nice, bright king salmon before the river became mostly
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

Farallon islands rockfish and Dungeness crab

by CHRIS SMITH / Happy Hooker Sportfishing
Today we went to the Farallon islands and action remains to be fantastic as well as great crab fishing with nearly 30 commercial size crab in every trap! Total score 23 anglers  230 rockfish 2 lingcod  230 Dungeness crab  For online reservations please visit happyhookersportfishing.com
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

17 limits of Comboes

by DENNIS BAXTER
Leftover roll made some uncomfortable today. The rest had a great time.
(More...) (Sunday, December 8, 2019)

Trinity River report by Brian Kohlman

by RANDY HAMANN / Confluence Outfitters
I had a really fun day with my guests Jeff and Lowell. The forecast was calling for a lot of rain, but fortunately it held off until late morning before the soaking commenced. Both are dedicated trout anglers, but this was their
(More...) (Friday, December 6, 2019)

Upper Owens River Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Water Conditions: Good Flows are at 111 cfs as of 12/5 Fishing Conditions and Hatches:  Fair-Good The weather systems just keep rolling thru but they're calling for an extended break starting Monday. As of now it is still drivable on the main road,
(More...) (Friday, December 6, 2019)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF
Water Conditions: Good Flows are at not accurate due to icing Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good  The hatches have been reduced to just midges but also try scuds, case caddis and small mayfly nymphs. Fishing has been good and as long as you
(More...) (Friday, December 6, 2019)

Surfperch Fishing in Santa Cruz

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
When most people think of going to the beach it brings up images of surf, sun and sand being enjoyed while wearing board shorts or bikinis. Many anglers around the Monterey Bay have turned this vision upside down. Prime time
(More...) (Friday, December 6, 2019)

Fall turn over getting close!

by JEFF GOODWIN / Jeff Goodwin Guide Service
Shasta Lake is starting to turn the corner towards its winter pattern and the trout fishing will steadily improve looking forward.  We landed 11 rainbows and 1 brown yesterday, all of which were caught on the McCloud arm of the
(More...) (Thursday, December 5, 2019)