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McCloud Reservoir, Siskiyou County
Fishing is a great way to bring a family together and the reward may include barbequed trout.


Steelhead fishing rolls on despite lack of rain
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

While the lack of rain on the North Coast has some steelhead anglers looking elsewhere for green water, there are a few local bright spots. Especially if you like to throw on a pair of waders and head to the river bar. The Mad River was as good last weekend as it’s been all year. With plenty of bank access,...
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10th Anniversary GSSA Santa Rosa Dinner!
by GGSA Staff, FEBRUARY 11, 2020

Salmon season will be here before we know it! Join your fellow fishermen and women to toast the eve of the salmon season on Friday, April 3, 2020. The GSSA Santa Rosa dinner is our biggest opportunity to raise money to continue our work on California salmon runs and the watersheds they rely on. You don’t want to miss the...
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Ocean fishing often steals the spotlight in terms of its perceived importance in world fisheries conversation. This means many people don’t realize the true value of inland, or freshwater, fisheries, especially for rural populations in underdeveloped countries where it is difficult to access ocean resources. Lack of knowledge about the state and function of inland fisheries can contribute to declining...
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Antelope Lake Fishing Report
by Valerie Aubrey, FEBRUARY 9, 2020
Antelope Lake

When ya just HAVE to wet a line.... “if you can’t be smart, at least be lucky” a quote from my yak partner Mike. Antelope. Limited water in some areas, but great fishing. 36-37F surface temp, 34F next to the ice sheets. Just a few we caught before lunch, got lucky after lunch too. Lots of action & loads of...
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Redding’s winter trout for kids
by Gary Heffley, FEBRUARY 8, 2020

Everyone knows that the Sacramento River in Redding is an outstanding year-round trout fishery and that some of the best access for wade fishermen occurs during the winter when the flows are seasonally the lightest.   But the river is still big water and unless angling from a boat no place for youthful anglers. What many anglers do not realize is that...
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Spring-run Klamath salmon to open July 1
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, FEBRUARY 6, 2020

In a press release issued on Tuesday, the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding anglers that emergency regulations affecting spring Chinook salmon fishing in the Klamath River Basin were re-adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission effective December 2019. The emergency regulations listed in California Code of Regulations prohibit fishing for spring Chinook salmon in the Klamath River Basin from Jan....
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