Nor Cal Fishing News




Smith and Chetco

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
The fishing has been a little tuff but if you put in you time and make those hook sets count you could get your picture taken with one of these beauties. With the rivers dropping back into shape and sea's
(More...) (Friday, January 15, 2021)

Monterey Bay Fishing Report

by ALLEN BUSHNELL / Santa Cruz Sportfishing
 Overall, fishing has slowed considerably for most Monterey Bay anglers. The primary factor is the relentless series of big swells hammering the coast since mid-December. And, we are not done yet. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marine weather forecast
(More...) (Friday, January 15, 2021)

Mad Was Just Turning Green on Tuesday

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Mad was just turning green on Tuesday morning, according to Justin Kelly of Eureka’s RMI Outdoors. He said, “The river was bait fishable on Tuesday, but it was starting to get dirty in the afternoon. Fishing has been a
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Van Duzen River Report

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The Duzen was down to 500 cfs and was fishable Tuesday. Unfortunately, flows were headed back up as of Tuesday afternoon. Flows were at 2,800 cfs Wednesday afternoon and still going up. It’s forecasted for a quick drop, and could
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Forecasted to Drop to a Fishable Height By The Weekend

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The South Fork dropped into fishable shape Monday, but was back on the rise as of Tuesday afternoon. There were a few fish caught Sunday and Monday in the Benbow area, but it was not red hot. The river was
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Predicted to Drop Quickly & Could Fish Late Next Week

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The main stem was days away from fishable water but the storms will push back any chance of green water for quite a while. Flows were down to 3,500 cfs Tuesday but the rains have it hitting 19,000 cfs mid-day
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Steelhead Fishing on Hold as Storm Blows Through

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
A powerful yet quick storm blew through the area on Tuesday, forcing winter steelhead anglers to hit the pause button. The bad news is it dumped a bunch of water quickly, turning coastal rivers brown. The good news is it
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Travis Hawks – 2020 State of The Truckee River

by RENO FLY SHOP
EP058: Travis Hawks – 2020 State of The Truckee River Welcome to season 6 of the Reno Fly Shop Podcast. We felt it fitting to start it off with the 2020 State of the Truckee River with Travis Hawks from the
(More...) (Wednesday, January 13, 2021)

Bass Fishing on Shasta lake

by KIRK PORTOCARRERO / SacRiverGuide.com
Rain is here the fishing continues to be hot action all the bass today are around 12 to 14 inches .The spinner bait bite is a great way to catch some big fish .Moving water up the pit arm is
(More...) (Tuesday, January 12, 2021)

Russian River Update

by KING'S SPORT AND TACKLE
Mouth is a little buttoned up due to high swells. Water agency is supposed to open today Tuesday. Some fish were caught over the weekend so if the mouth gets opened we should have some new ones to catch before
(More...) (Tuesday, January 12, 2021)

19 lb. Striper

by DEL VALLE MARINA / Lake Del Valle
Fishing at Lake Del Valle has been pretty good for Stripers and Trout a lot of people have been fishing at the Lower Narrows and in Swallow Bay. Smallmouth and Largemouth have slowed down but can still be caught if
(More...) (Monday, January 11, 2021)