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Fishing the North Coast: Fisheries Roundtable to Be Held This Saturday
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by Kenny Priest, OCTOBER 3, 2019



Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, announced last Saturday that his first two fisheries roundtable discussions will be held in Northern California; the first this Saturday, October 5th, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Arcata, and the second on Monday, October 7th, at 1:00 p.m. in San Francisco. These are the initial stops...
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Plenty of adult kings left to catch on the Klamath
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by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019



It’s hard to imagine the fishing could get better on the Klamath after last week, but it actually did. Whether it was the increased flows from the rain, or the fish were just ready – a pretty good slug of fish entered the Klamath beginning on Sunday. And a lot more adults finally made their way into the system. Limits...
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Klamath River full of kings
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by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

Klamath River - Middle

If you want action, the Klamath River has plenty to offer at the moment. The fishing has been pretty spectacular for almost two weeks now, and it doesn’t look to be slowing down any time soon. In fact, it could be quite the opposite. Currently, the river is plugged with jacks (two-year-old male salmon) as well as adult steelhead. And...
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Middle of Transition Betwwen Summer And Fall Fishing
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by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

Santa Cruz

We are in the middle of transition between summer and fall fishing patterns. Conditions are actively changing and bringing a few surprises to area anglers along the way. Most exciting perhaps is news brought to us by Todd Fraser at Bayside Marine.  Fraser reported, “There were three big albacore caught at the Guide a few days ago! The Guide Seamount lies...
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Tuna Remains All The Rage
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by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019



If tuna fever was a real virus, there’d be a lot of ailing anglers in Humboldt County. The madness started back at the beginning of August, and except for a few days of rough water, hasn’t slowed down. The combination of flat ocean conditions and easily accessible water has stuck around longer than anyone would have ever imagined. And it’s...
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Tuna Water Still Sitting Off of Eureka
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by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019



A brief recap of the holiday weekend. An epic offshore bonanza was predicted for the weekend, and boy did it come to fruition. Tuna, salmon, halibut, and rockfish were all flying over the rails at a pretty good clip. Per usual, tuna generated the biggest buzz, and rightfully so. It doesn’t happen often where the ocean is flat calm, and...
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