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 BFEF Fall Tourney Mark your calendars - October 8th 2022

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
*BFEF Fall Trout Tourney* - Family Fun Event Mark your calendars - October 8th 2022 Over $500.00 in cash and prizes will be awarded! Back by popular demand, BFEF will be hosting it's Fall Trout Tourney on Saturday, October 8th. See the flyer
(More...) (Tuesday, August 9, 2022)

Is CDFW doing anything to improve genetic diversity of planted steelhead?

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
Q: Is CDFW doing anything to improve genetic diversity of planted steelhead? A: Yes. CDFW follows recommendations from the Hatchery Science Review Group, requirements in Biological Opinions, and works with partner fisheries management agencies to develop Hatchery Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs).
(More...) (Thursday, September 22, 2022)

California Assembly Bill 2109 Signed into Law, Providing New Protections for White Sharks

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
On Monday, Sept. 19, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 2109, providing new protections for white sharks in California waters. White sharks, also called great white sharks, are already a protected species and an important part of the
(More...) (Thursday, September 22, 2022)

What a great September for fly fishing on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
What a great September for fly fishing on the Truckee River. Little glitch in the system on the first week of the month, with the heat and the fire. Now it feels more like late October, not September. We had a good
(More...) (Wednesday, September 21, 2022)

Silver Lake Resort Fishing Report 9/13 – 9/21/22

by ANDREW JONES / Silver Lake Resort
The weather has quickly turned to Fall here at Silver Lake, which has only helped to make some good fishing even better.  The cooler, wet weather over the past week has helped turn the waters of Silver Lake a little
(More...) (Wednesday, September 21, 2022)

The Virginias have still been kicking out some good fish lately

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
The Virginias have still been kicking out some good fish lately, it sounds like as the water cools down the fish are not hanging out quite as deep as they were a week or two ago. For lures try Kastmasters,
(More...) (Monday, September 19, 2022)

The West is still producing some fish here and there

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
The West is still producing some fish here and there, it sounds like the best areas have been near the Sonora bridge on Highway 108 and along Highway 395 closer to the town of Walker. Lure anglers can try Panther
(More...) (Monday, September 19, 2022)

The Twins are still doing well for both trolling and bait fishing

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
The Twins are still doing well for both trolling and bait fishing, as well as some pretty good fly fishing. Trollers are using Speedy Shiners, Thomas Bouyants and Rapalas, bait anglers are using garlic power bait, power eggs, mice tails
(More...) (Monday, September 19, 2022)

The Gear Up For The 'Mid Event (Pyramid Lake Kickoff)

by BEARFISH ALLIANCE STAFF / Bearfish Alliance
We are close...so very close to the Pyramid Lake opener! Join us at Battle Born Beer 360 E Fifth Street on September 27th 6-9pm to celebrate the opener with Beer, Tacos, Awesome Gear, Cool People, and a raffle that will
(More...) (Sunday, September 18, 2022)

Look at this beast!

by TWIN LAKES RESORT STAFF / Twin Lakes Resort
Twin Lakes - Look at this beast! Estimated at 8lbs caught on Lower lake using a worm - Jaime
(More...) (Friday, September 16, 2022)

Mixed Bags Daily

by MIKE NIELSEN / Tahoe Topliners
Pulled away from the fish at 9:30 am. Counts can go 30-50 fish very easily right now with mixed bags daily.
(More...) (Friday, September 16, 2022)

Largest weighing in at 5lbs, fishing is great!

by TWIN LAKES RESORT STAFF / Twin Lakes Resort
Paul and Pat Oveson, from Bridgeport/Paso Robles with a healthy stringer caught on pinched crawlers and Gulp bait. Largest weighing in at 5lbs, fishing is great!
(More...) (Friday, September 16, 2022)

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