Fall Salmon Fishing Takes Off

As we move into fall, salmon fishing has been consistent and getting better by the day. Last week we were landing 4-9 salmon per day, bright hard-fighting fish from 6 to 23 pounds. But this week, the fishing has been red hot! We’ve had five days in a row of full...

Excellent Action for Wild Trout, Stripers, Shad, and Bass!

June has arrived, and along with it, excellent North Valley fishing! I’m writing this report while sitting on the banks of Deer Creek, up by Lake Almanor. The sound of the creek is music to my ears, and warms my heart. June also means it’s time for one of...

Explosive Steelhead Action of the Smith River

When it’s raining in the valley and the waters are all muddy, that’s when you’ll find me fishing in the fast-clearing Smith River. While other rivers can remain blown out for days or weeks, the Smith River clears up quickly. In little time, it’s back to prime...

Latest News on the NorCal Outdoorsman Radio Show

Join us this Thursday night for a new live radio broadcast from 6-7PM on Chico’s 100.3 Jack FM. Again this week we’ll go over the latest on water fowl hunting and fishing in Northern California as well as listen in to live conversations with some local...

King Salmon on the Feather and Sac Rivers

As crazy and inconsistent as the salmon season has been… we are finally catching fish at both the Feather and Sacramento Rivers. The next two weeks will be LIGHTS OUT fishing…DOUBLES, BIG FISH, lots of King Salmon. FISH...

Striper fishing reports 4-24-16

The striper fishing is still fantastic!! Limits after limits !!! Some big fish to. This week two fish over 20 lbs. Almost everyday fish over 10 lbs!!! What a season! With this last rain and cool weather the fishing will continue to be great for another couple of...

striper report 4-12-16

The striper fishing has been fantastic!! 23 days running in a row and we are catching fish everyday. Limits daily, fish over 10 lbs and yesterday one over 20 lbs. Just awesome fishing. It will continue through mid may. Check out our Facebook for current pix. We have...

It’s Time for the ISE Show!

To start the 2016 fishing season off right, the giant annual International Sportsmen’s Expo begins this week! With over 600 exhibitors and 200 seminars, this is one of the biggest and best. It begins on Thursday and runs through Sunday. I’ll be at Booth...

Delta Stripers Every Day

The delta stripers are biting! For the next few weeks fishing will be good on the delta. We have already been catching fresh striped bass over 10 lbs daily. There has been action every day, even in heavy wind and tough conditions. There are many sheltered spots in the...