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Stampede Kokanee
Backcountry Travels
by Phil "Flip" Akers, JULY 19, 2017

Stampede Reservoir

Red Hot can be used to describe the action at Stampede Reservoir right now. If you wear an orange shirt, hot-tempered kokanee might actually jump into your boat. Seriously, orange is a hot color right now, especially when coupled with shoe-peg corn marinated in tuna juice.  This past weekend we had no problems pulling limits out of Stampede. You too can...
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Lake Sabrina Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JULY 17, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 July 17, 2017 Another beautiful week and weekend up in God’s Country otherwise known as Lake Sabrina. Still not spilling, but South Lake is – first time since 2011. The Powers-to-Be are still concerned about flooding in the Valley and have opened two of our pipes and Lake Sabrina has dropped about 2 feet in the last week....
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Water release surges
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 17, 2017

Trinity Lake

It appears that the Trinity River releases are in a planned release surge program. Lewiston Dam is releasing the July water surges to help move river bottom silt, fines and gravel. It also emulates snow melt for when nature would have hot days and cool nights.  This also helps move the smolt down the river towards the Klamath and onto the...
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Shasta, Trinity, and Whiskeytown Lakes giving up limits!
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 17, 2017
Shasta Lake

Here we are in mid July and I think we are finally starting to see consistent fishing just about everywhere here in the Redding area.  I've been watching my clients catch limits on just about every trip I've had this past week and into the weekend.  I fished Shasta and Whiskeytown Lakes and also spent a day on the Sacramento...
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National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), an annual celebration of hunters and anglers, features a new twist this year. Richard Childress, NASCAR legend and honorary chair for NHF Day, is asking hunters and anglers to participate in the new NHF Day Challenge by taking someone hunting, fishing or target shooting. By pledging to introduce someone to the outdoors between now and...
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Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED) is currently accepting applications for wildlife officers and cadets. CDFW is particularly interested in recruiting applicants with a love of the outdoors and a passion for fish and wildlife conservation. Applicants who are current peace officers must...
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