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Final Travel Day

by BILL CAVANAUGH / Intrepid Sportfishing
Hi Gang, Our weather has noticeably improved for the better and we now have less than 5 knots of wind and a diminishing sea. Last nights dinner was veal osso bucco and was delicious. Today is our final travel day before
(More...) (Wednesday, February 20, 2019)

 11th Annual Halibut Derby

by DANA WHARF TEAM / Dana Wharf Sportfishing
The 2018-2019 Dana Wharf Halibut Derby is here!  The competition runs through March 31, 2019. Two Ways to Enter Halibut Drift Days: Fridays and/or Sundays 7:00am – 4:00pm.Limited load 25 passengers. $69 per person, $5 entry fee included in price. These are specific
(More...) (Tuesday, November 27, 2018)

What a difference a year makes

by HEMET LAKE STAFF / Hemet Lake
WOW! What a difference a year makes! The lady on the left was walking her dog last summer. Today, she would be eight feet under water! Incredibly grateful for Mother Nature. 2019 is going to an extraordinary year at Lake
(More...) (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

Big chance

by TIM EKSTROM / Royal Star Sportfishing
We had a few big chances today; the exact ones that we came for. Converting those opportunities on trophies is oftentimes easier said than done. Today was no exception. And, as a pacifier to our profesional pride, at least those
(More...) (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

Cisco's Update: Sand Dab Trips are Back!

by CHANNEL ISLANDS SPORTFISHING CENTER STAFF / Channel Islands Sportfishing Center
Announcement: starting this weekend, SAND DAB TRIPS are back! Starting this Saturday and Sunday, for only $50 bucks you can go fishing all day and catch as many Sand Dabs as your heart desires. Trips depart at 6AM and return
(More...) (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

Bass team catches

by CASITAS LAKE STAFF / Casitas Lake
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!!!! 1st Larry Elshere-Michelle Pit-McOueen 5/5 17.56 lbs 2nd Ken Vanderburg-Stan Vanderburg 5/5 16.72 lbs 3rd Paul Ramsey-Mathew Lindsey 5/5 16.15 lbs 4th Tony Vultaggio-Jeff Perry 5/5 15.60 lbs Congrats to the top 4 teams from this last Saturday!!!
(More...) (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Big Rainbow Bites

by DIXON LAKE STAFF / Dixon Lake
Definitely some big ones being dropped in! The 13th consisted of Kevin Uyeji with a 9.10lb Trout caught in Whisker Bay on a custom mini jig, Jaygger Wolf with a 9.5lb Trout caught in Whisker Bay, Derek Hartnet with a
(More...) (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Cost for Short Lobster Citation?

by CDFW
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)

Great Conditions for Catching Catfish

by LAKE POWAY STAFF / Lake Poway
Open for Fishing and Boating February 18th, Presidents’ Day!!! Come out and fish for some trout or catfish Monday!!! The stock was Wednesday this week and the best fishing was Wednesday and Thursday. We saw a lot of trout caught despite
(More...) (Sunday, February 17, 2019)

We Had a Good Day on the Yellowfin

by ROYAL POLARIS CREW / Royal Polaris
Weather continues to be good, and so is the fishing.  We had a good day on the Yellowfin, with most of the fish in the 60 to 130 pound category.  Largest going 242 pounds, caught on the kite.  Lucky angler
(More...) (Sunday, February 17, 2019)

Rainfall leaving heavt stain on lake

by WOHLFORD LAKE STAFF / Wohlford Lake
The trout bite has been put on hold by heavy staining resulting from the excessive rainfall. Meanwhile, we continue to stock fish, with another plant scheduled for Tuesday, so when the lake finally does start to clear, the fishing should
(More...) (Saturday, February 16, 2019)

Put the Life Raft and Bait Tank On

by SHAWN STEWARD / Aloha Spirit Sportfishing
Put the life raft and bait tank on today as well as the 4K camera system in the engine room. Sea trail Monday.
(More...) (Saturday, February 16, 2019)

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