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Fisheries Biologists Present California’s Ocean Salmon Forecast for 2021

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
At the annual Salmon Information Meeting held virtually today, state and federal fishery scientists presented estimates of catch in 2020 fisheries and spawner returns to rivers and hatcheries, as well as the expected salmon abundance for the upcoming fishing season. The
(More...) (Thursday, February 25, 2021)

Isabella Lake Fishing Derby

by LAKE ISABELLA STAFF
Good afternoon anglers, after a challenging 2020 let us have some fun. The 2021 Isabella Lake Derby will have 500 tagged trout with values ranging from $20 thru $5000. Here is the fun part, these tags will be at full
(More...) (Thursday, February 25, 2021)

Searcher Tackle Tip Thursday!!

by TEAM SEARCHER / Searcher Sportfishing
Happy Tackle Tip Thursday! Today we have a very special guest and Searcher family member Pete G. from Let’s Talk Hook Up! Pete gives us his must haves have knot. The Springer knot is a low profile, for any pound test.  Our Let’s Talk
(More...) (Thursday, February 25, 2021)

Chunky Catfish!

by LAKE JENNINGS STAFF / Lake Jennings Staff
A great catch by Cedric Dunlap not even an hour into the first night fishing back open! That’s one chunky catfish!
(More...) (Wednesday, February 24, 2021)

Let your Hook Hang

by LAKE JENNINGS STAFF / Lake Jennings Staff
Stocking:  The next trout stocking of 1,500 lbs. will be this week. The lake will be stocked bi-weekly through the week of April 19th. The upcoming stock will bring our total up to 13,000 lbs. of trout in the lake
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

Hesperia Lake Fishing Report

by HESPERIA LAKE STAFF / Hesperia Lake
Best Bait: Garlic Chartreuse PowerBait, Rainbow PowerBait, Mini Jigs, Minnows Weather conditions: Nice days (approx. 64-73 ̊) and cool nights (approx. 41-48 ̊). We’ve had many clear sunny days, along with some windy days. Water Temperature: 52 ̊; Water Level: 100% normal; Clarity:
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

New Lake Record: 12.5 lb. Largemouth

by LAKE POWAY STAFF / Lake Poway
The bass and catfish bite has been good off the shoreline.  Nicholas Va on Thursday February 11th caught the new Lake Poway Bass Record from the north shore. The bass weighed 12 lb. 8 oz (see photo). Catfish can be
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

Santa Margarita Fishing Report

by SANTA MARGARITA LAKE STAFF / Santa Margarita Lake
The luck is turning around out here. Starting to hear about limits reached and pregnant bass in the shallows. Lot of talk about the color silver for hard plastic lures. Go for a smaller size as well. Really nice sized
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

Chipping Away

by BILL CAVANAUGH / Intrepid Sportfishing
Hi Gang, The boys have been hard at work getting our annual maintenace complete. A lot of paint work, brite work through out the salon and staterooms, updated flooring in all heads, some new carpet, and some system upgrades just to
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

Pyramid Lake Fishing Report

by PYRAMID LAKE STAFF / Pyramid Lake
            Stripers and Catfish are still being caught along the canal by the entrance booth and points beyond the swimbeach on Sardines, Anchovies, and Lugworms. A few people have had luck out in coves and rocky points also by sinking baits
(More...) (Monday, February 22, 2021)

Flycore Fun

by FISH ON GUIDE SERVICE
Fish on Guide Service checked in with us today after fishing at Diamond Valley Lake.  Kenny Baldwin's Producer Fly put these four on the boat today, one for dinner, three released. Every day is different, only three hours Flycoring today.
(More...) (Sunday, February 21, 2021)

Two 6 Pounders!

by YUCAIPA REGIONAL PARK STAFF / San Bernardino County
Another late post from Saturday (2/20) but DEFINITELY deserved mentioning: Michael and Liz caught this school of gorgeous trout on the bottom lake using Get Bent Kustomz jigs. Liz caught two 6#ers, and Michael caught a 5.5#er. Outstanding!!!
(More...) (Sunday, February 21, 2021)

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