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Promising Chinook Season Ahead?

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Press release by California Department of Fish and Wildlife:

At the annual salmon informational meeting held in Santa Rosa today, …read more…

Stephanie Brocklesby with a
Lake Del Valle Update


Stephanie Brocklesby with a 10-pound, 9-ounce rainbow caught on a gold Kastmaster. (LAKE DEL VALLE)



A fishing update from Capt. Dan …read more…

Industry News
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Shasta Water Level’s Rising Good For Houseboaters

Release and photos courtesy of

Thanks to just two major storms this winter season, Shasta Lake has risen nearly 100’ since its low …read more…

Orca Lodge: Adventure Begins At The End Of The Road

Orca Adventure Lodge is a historical fishing and adventure destination just north of Cordova, Alaska in eastern Prince William Sound. A restored …read more…

California Sportsman Exclusives
Jason Kincannon whacked this 10.04-pound largemouth for big fish honors at the early March Konocti Vista Casino Bass Classic. (Photo courtesy Konocti Vista Casino,
The sleeping giant is awake: Clear Lake back on world-class level for largemouth

By Joel Shangle / CS Editor

LAKEPORT-You have to get a little perspective when G-Loomis/Shimano pro Jared Lintner of Arroyo Grande makes the following statement: …read more…

One of Joe Everett's early-season "rats" ... (Photo courtesy Joe Everett)
Joey E. begins his 2013 assault on the largemouth of SoCal

By Joe Everett

One of Joe Everett's early-season "rats" … (Photo courtesy Joe Everett)

MISSION VIEJO-Just so everybody understands, I love all kinds of …read more…

PROS/JOES: Dial in your electronics to become a better winter bass angler

Technology has changed the game of bass fishing forever. Period.

If $500 nanosilica rods, $360 magnesium reels and $30 vacuum-metalized, 3D-etched baits aren’t proof enough …read more…