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Opportunities Abound for Central Valley Trout Anglers, Despite Flooding of Moccasin Creek Hatchery

by CDFW
Central Valley anglers anticipating California’s general trout opener Saturday, April 28 will find many local fishing opportunities despite the flooding of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Moccasin Creek Hatchery in Tuolumne County, which supplied many Central Valley
(More...) (Monday, April 23, 2018)

East Fork Walker River Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
Best game in the region. Water releases have dropped to 115cfs, with good water clarity. Last falls planted rainbows are amazingly “rotund”, & very healthy. At this water level you can find pods of rainbows in the deeper riffles especially
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

Kirman Lake Fishing Report

by JIM REID / Kens Sporting Goods
I made a recon hike up to Kirman this morning, the road/trail is totally clear of snow and the lake is very full. Not sure how the fishing will be up there this season, it was kind of a bust
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Update

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Lake Sabrina Boat Landing will open April 28, 2018 at 7:00am   Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 April 21, 2018    The Lake Forecast: We’ve got open water showing on the Lake – and the Lake is up to the launch ramp – although, it’s that time of year
(More...) (Saturday, April 21, 2018)

Waterfowl Hunting Regulations Set for 2018-19 Season

by CDFW
The California Fish and Game Commission adopted the 2018-19 waterfowl hunting regulations at their regularly scheduled meeting on April 19. The pintail daily bag limit has returned to two, and there have been some changes to accommodate a longer late
(More...) (Saturday, April 21, 2018)

Plentiful Fishing for Crappie Proves Tempting for Poachers

by CDFW
Law enforcement officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) have made several recent gross overlimit cases on crappie anglers in the San Joaquin Valley, prompting increased patrols for anglers targeting those fish. Crappie is a sport fish
(More...) (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Donner lake fishing report

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Steady action for the morning and afternoon trips, landing a 13 pound Mac in the morning too!  Saturday, we got five 18 to 26 inchers then tried solely for a monster, but they didn't cooperate. 
(More...) (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Recreational Salmon Seasons Set for 2018

by CDFW
The recreational salmon seasons have been set for 2018, and it appears to be a mixture of good news and bad for California anglers. Klamath River fall run Chinook are likely to be one of the better fishing opportunities due
(More...) (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

Middle Owens River Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The cooler weather and abating run-off have prompted the LADWP to close the flood gates a little. Flows have leveled off at 300cfs. making for much better water conditions on the drift boat runs.  Wading the wild trout section remains difficult
(More...) (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by TOM LOE / Sierra Drifters Guide Service
The run-off has really slowed due to cooler temps, making for better water conditions. Numbers are decent here during warmer periods; with fish holding in the deeper slots and pools.   Best bite occurs during early afternoon when the BWO’s are
(More...) (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Convict Lake Opening Day T-Shirts

by CONVICT LAKE STAFF / Convict Lake Resort
Convict Lake Opening Day T-Shirts on sale now.  http://convictlake.com/product/2018-opening-day-t-shirt-charcoal-grey/
(More...) (Monday, April 16, 2018)

Miracle Mile Produces A Nice Brown!

by JIM REID / Kens Sporting Goods
Will Clayton of Bridgeport landed this 26.5 inch brown on the Miracle Mile section of the East Walker yesterday afternoon, Will was fishing a home tied yellow streamer!
(More...) (Sunday, April 15, 2018)

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