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Fall Fishing: Sack 'Em Up in San Francisco Bay

Cal Kellogg - October 15, 2018

It's a great day when you fish the waters of the largest estuary of the Pacific Coast!


4 Great Options for California Smallmouth Bass

Cal Kellogg - June 04, 2018

Smallmouths in the Delta often "look up" and take topwater lures around almost any structure.


Southern California Bass Fishing: Home of Next World Record?

Cal Kellogg - April 24, 2018

The months from March through May offer great bass fishing. SoCal anglers need to ask themselves

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Best California Trout Streams for Spring

Cal Kellogg - March 23, 2018

Fly-anglers excel tossing the usual assortment of stonefly and caddis fly nymphs. The best sizes

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5 Top California Trout Destinations

Cal Kellogg - February 12, 2018

Some Golden State waters offer high catch rates, while others are known for producing big fish.

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2018 California Fishing Calendar

D.H. Willis - January 30, 2018

It's time to get your angling game plan together for the coming months. To help map where and when


Home of Records: California's Best Spotted Bass Fishing

Cal Kellogg - August 10, 2017

These lakes are among the best for catching big spotted bass in the Golden State. By Cal

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Summertime Crappie: Tips to Catch Hard-to-Get Slabs

David Brown - June 28, 2017

It rocks when the bite's easy. But when summertime crappie fishing gets difficult, dig in and

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Top 5 June Trout Destinations in Calif.

Cal Kellogg - May 26, 2017

Looking for June trout? It's a great time to hit these Golden State waters. Shutterstock

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KOKANEE: Best Tactics to Catching More Fish

Scott Haugen - May 09, 2017

Try jigging and trolling your way to more kokanee this spring.Photo Courtesy of

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CA's San Vicente Better Than Ever After Dam Expansion

May 08, 2017

San Vicente, which was closed in 2008 for its dam to be raised more than 100 feet, is re-opened

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2017 California Family Fishing Destinations

Don Vachini - May 04, 2017

California offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to


2017 Southern California Top Bass Fishing Spots

Cal Kellogg - March 16, 2017

California is a huge state, nearly 800 miles in length with more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs,


2017 Western Bass Fishing Forecasts

Game & Fish Online Staff - March 16, 2017

Looking for the best bass fishing waters near you, or in any other state? We've collected all


Watch Release of Pending Spotted Bass World Record

Game & Fish Online Staff - February 24, 2017 Guardian Tackle/YouTube Nick Dulleck, the California angler who is


See Newest Pending World Record Spotted Bass

Game & Fish Online Staff - February 22, 2017

At the rate the challenges to the all-tackle world record spotted bass are coming in, who knows how

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2017 California Fishing Forecast

D.H. Willis - January 26, 2017

California likely has more diversity of fishing than just about any other place in North America.

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The Best Winter Trout Flies

David Paul Williams - December 19, 2016

Fly-fish for trout in winter? Some would say that's crazy. Those in the know say heck yes. Here's

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