Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Go into any tackle store and you can be overwhelmed by the different ways to catch bass- and they say there is a time and a place for every technique and lure. There is no hard and fast answer for choosing lures, for if you asked a seasoned bass angler the question... if you only pick one lure to catch...
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Spring Tactics for Fishing Shasta Lake Trout and Salmon
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 23, 2018
Shasta Lake

The 2018 spring fishing season is in full swing on Shasta Lake near Redding, Ca. and we're just weeks away from seeing some of the very best trout and King salmon fishing Shasta Lake has to offer all year.  When I moved from the north coast to Redding in 2012, I had no idea that Shasta Lake would become one...
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The Pacific halibut nearshore sport fishery in the Columbia River Subarea (Leadbetter Pt., Wash. to Cape Falcon) will open seven days per week starting May 24. The all-depth fishery closed with approximately 700 pounds remaining on the quota. That is not enough to open for additional all-depth days so that remaining quota has been transferred to the nearshore fishery, allowing the...
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Kids and anglers with disabilities invited to catch fish at Mount Hood Pond
by ODFW, MAY 22, 2018
Mt. Hood Pond MHCC Campus

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a free youth fishing event Saturday, May 26 at Mt. Hood Pond in Gresham.   A feature of the ODFW Outdoors program, the event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the pond located on the Mount Hood Community College Campus at 2600 SE Stark St. ODFW will stock the pond...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an outreach meeting on Wednesday, June 6 in Davis regarding Bay Delta Region Type A wildlife areas. CDFW will take comments and recommendations and provide updates on habitat conditions, availability of water for wetlands and possible impacts to hunter access on these public lands. The meeting will take place from 4...
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Bass Fishing Basics, Part II, Bass Species
by Gary Heffley, MAY 21, 2018

(This is part 2 of a 4 part series on Bass Fishing Basics)  In part 1 of the series on Bass Fishng Basics, we covered the many bass waters of California, a little history, and some bass catching records. Here in part 2, we'll cover the varied species of bass to clarify some of the mystery surrounding this popular fish! Black Bass Largemouth,...
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