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Reports remain on the slow side

by CHAD BURTON AND CHRIS BORDEN / Cope's Tackle and Rod Shop
Nacimiento rose to 91 percent of capacity, and the water is still very dirty. Reports remain on the slow side, but the bite is improving. Some spotted bass took finesse baits and Senkos in 10 to 30 feet of water.
(More...) (Friday, March 31, 2023)

Fishmas Eve!!

by JAMIE DIAMOND / Coral Sea Sportfishing
I don’t know about you, but it sure feels like Christmas Eve to us! We can’t wait to get back out on the water starting tomorrow morning! We have lots of room all next week. Weekdays have super light loads.
(More...) (Friday, March 31, 2023)

 Cow Town Puerto Vallarta

by JUSTIN RYAN / El Pescador Charters
Please welcome out newest sponsor El Pescador Charters in Puerto Vallarta.  The owner Larry Lionetti has created a fabulous fishing experience with Captain Justin Ryan at the helm. Come join us for a trip aboard the El Pescador where you enjoy
(More...) (Friday, February 24, 2023)

On the hunt

by ALEX NATIPADAB / Royal Star Sportfishing
We departed this morning with a group of eager anglers on a 3 day adventure with Bluefin Tuna as the targeted species. Beautiful weather and a nice load of sardines, we point the bow south. Wish us luck, will report
(More...) (Friday, March 31, 2023)

Tackle Tip Thursday Vol 217 (Daytime Tuna Lures and Outfits)

by TEAM SEARCHER / Searcher Sportfishing
What lure should anglers select for a daytime bluefin bite? How about when the tuna are biting in the dark? Penn Fishing pro-staffer, Steve Carson, answers those questions with his proven selections of lures and techniques for the differing conditions
(More...) (Friday, March 31, 2023)

Trip 23-3 JC Charters 4 Day

by MATT KAULLEN / Independence Sportfishing
We had another good night of fishing. Hard to get a bite during the day.
(More...) (Thursday, March 30, 2023)

Bluefin Up To 170LBS!

by SEAFORTH STAFF / Seaforth Landing
The Polaris Supreme returned this morning from their 2 Day trip with 46 Bluefin weighing from 40 to 170 pounds! Captain Aliyar reported that 250 gram knife jigs and a 40# flyline were the best methods for getting a bite. The
(More...) (Thursday, March 30, 2023)

Wohlford Lake Fishing Report

by WOHLFORD LAKE STAFF / Wohlford Lake
Lately the fish report seems more like a weather forecast. The lake is still murky due to the rains and run-off with another possible storm headed this way next week. Big fish of the week belonged to Carlos Magana of
(More...) (Wednesday, March 29, 2023)

11 lb. Catfish

            JJ Koski from Santa Barbara, CA with a beautiful 11.1lb catfish!   He caught it using a 1/8 garlic scented green speckled tube bait just past the dam in the Lopez arm. Nice one JJ!
(More...) (Monday, March 27, 2023)

Taking Bookings For Perch Special Trips

by ANDRE NERSESIAN / Eastern Sierra Sportfishing
~ NEW TRIP ANNOUNCEMENT! ~ With so many requests to exclusively target Sacramento Perch, we're offering a Perch Special Trip that will focus on these feisty fish from about mid May until about early July (maybe later). For those that like
(More...) (Sunday, March 26, 2023)

Video News Report from Fox 5 San Diego

by SPORTFISHINGREPORT.COM STAFF / SportfishingReport.com
Update on Loveland Reservoir which was drained late last year!  
(More...) (Friday, March 24, 2023)

Lots of snow but warmer temps has it melting fast

by TWIN LAKES RESORT STAFF / Twin Lakes Resort
Lots of snow but warmer temps has it melting fast. We are seeing some ice melt around the shores. Also, great news! Cal Trans has 395 open with escorts and expects to have it fully open very soon. Businesses in
(More...) (Friday, March 24, 2023)

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