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-2 degree morning start

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Yep. cold morning, -2 Fishing was indeed spot on, just had to deal with some lines icing up but these guys handled it just fine.    
(More...) (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

 Owens River Annual Clean Up 2-9-2019

by CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION / California Waterfowl Association
  Meet @ 8AM Pleasant Valley Campground @ the footbridge     Bring gloves. Be prepared to help clean up as much of the river as we can.    Bring family and friends! The more people, the cleaner the river!    Coffee and baked good provided for
(More...) (Saturday, February 9, 2019)

 2019 Topaz Derby

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
Hello fellow anglers, I hope Santa was good to you.  We are coming up with in a few days of the Topaz opener, which is January 1,2019.  The water level is coming up, but still down from last years opener. 
(More...) (Monday, December 31, 2018)

Some Nice Fish

Good day on the lake! Had Harold, Mark and Mike from So Cal who fought the cold and got some nice fish up to 9lbs. Great job guys!
(More...) (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

Still Digging Out

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Still digging out. Tons of snow. Mammoth and Squaw Valley have set February snowfall records. That’s impressive considering we’re just a little halfway through the month. Wow. Honestly, I haven’t seen this much snow here in Hirschdale. Even more than ’17 I’ve
(More...) (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Cost for Short Lobster Citation?

Question: I was lobster fishing recently and didn’t realize until I was pulling up my hoop nets that I’d left my measuring gauge in the car by mistake. I was sure that the lobster I caught was of legal size,
(More...) (Monday, February 18, 2019)

CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Ocean Salmon Fisheries

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend its upcoming annual Salmon Information Meeting. The meeting will feature the outlook for this year’s sport and commercial ocean salmon fisheries, in addition to a review of
(More...) (Sunday, February 17, 2019)

Quite a Few Females in the River this Year

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
It has been very cold here in the last week with plenty of snow on the ground for running the snowmobiles but tough access for 4-wheel vehicles to get in. Most have been parking at the bridge and walking in,
(More...) (Saturday, February 16, 2019)

Things are Starting to Heat Up on Pyramid Lake

by RENO FLY SHOP / Reno Fly Shop
Things are starting to heat up on Pyramid Lake. Recent storms have brought the fish in close and while air temps have been cold water temps near the shore have been in the high 30’s and low 40’s each afternoon. Anglers
(More...) (Thursday, February 14, 2019)

Lake Sabrina Winter

Looking towards Lake Sabrina from down by Intake 2
(More...) (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)

Until Then, it's Tahoe, Bullards Bar, or Scott's Flat.

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
Respooling rods today, I thought of everyone who might be affected by this current storm. I hope everyone stays safe. With all the snow at Donner lake, I may wait another week before I start running trips there.  Until then, it's
(More...) (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)

Fishing is Usually Pretty Good with the Higher Flows.

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Digging out. Sorry for the delayed post. This is the first time I’ve been able to log into my site. It’s still slow as F, but hopefully it gets fixed this week. You can always keep up on my Instagram. Big, big
(More...) (Monday, February 11, 2019)

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