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In addition to being one of the most scenic of southern California's bass lakes, Santa Barbara's Lake Cachuma charms anglers for an entirely different reason: It's one of the region's best year-round bass fisheries.The Seasons of Cachuma
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The Seasons of Cachuma

In addition to being one of the most scenic of southern California's bass lakes, Santa

Along the western edge of the northern Sierra Nevada sits a county that's simply overflowing with coldwater fisheries.Plumas County Troutin'
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Plumas County Troutin'

Along the western edge of the northern Sierra Nevada sits a county that's simply overflowing

A very wet winter in 2004-2005 and a busy monsoon summer brought plenty of water for Southern California reservoirs, but there's more. Read this and get the straight scoop. (February 2006)Southern Cal's 2006 Bass Outlook
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Southern Cal's 2006 Bass Outlook

A very wet winter in 2004-2005 and a busy monsoon summer brought plenty of water for Southern

Most experts think Northern California's bass fishing will be good this year, but you shouldn't settle for anything less than great. That's exactly what you can expect at these 14 lakes and reservoirs.North State Bass Outlook
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North State Bass Outlook

Most experts think Northern California's bass fishing will be good this year, but you

Several snow-fed stillwaters along the east slope of the Trinity Divide create a wide selection of diverse Siskiyou County creeks and rivers teeming with hungry rainbow, brown and brook trout.Creekin' for Trout in Siskiyou
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Creekin' for Trout in Siskiyou

Several snow-fed stillwaters along the east slope of the Trinity Divide create a wide

Berryessa is one of Northern Cal's last waters where anglers have a legitimate shot at catching spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass in the same day -- or on consecutive casts. (May 2006)Berryessa Bass
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Berryessa Bass

Berryessa is one of Northern Cal's last waters where anglers have a legitimate shot at

Chris Shaffer

Take the road less traveled to this remote coastal foothill impoundment for California's largest freshwater sockeye salmon. (May 2006)Indian Valley's Trophy Kokanee
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Indian Valley's Trophy Kokanee

Take the road less traveled to this remote coastal foothill impoundment for California's

Bill Lentz

Looking to catch lots of bass? Or does probing the depths for that fish of a lifetime suit your style? Either way, you'll find plenty of opportunities for both in Northern California this year. (April 2006)North State Bass Outlook
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North State Bass Outlook

Looking to catch lots of bass? Or does probing the depths for that fish of a lifetime suit

Good news! Trout anglers will see more fish this year than they did last year, and the long-term outlook is even better than that. (April 2006)California's 2006 Trout Forecast
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California's 2006 Trout Forecast

Good news! Trout anglers will see more fish this year than they did last year, and the

Once noted for its lunker largemouth bass, this Mother Lode lake is now home to a unique strain of cutbows that have steelhead genes in their lineage. (March 2006)Lake Amador's Cutbow Consortium
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Lake Amador's Cutbow Consortium

Once noted for its lunker largemouth bass, this Mother Lode lake is now home to a unique

Don Vachini

You'll end the "you should have been here last week" blues by checking out these 36 great fisheries -- three for each month of the year -- starting now! (February 2006)36 Great California Fishing Trips
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36 Great California Fishing Trips

You'll end the "you should have been here last week" blues by checking out these 36

A decade ago, swimbaits were the secret bait in Southern California. Now they are the ubiquitous bait of the 21st century. They're also your ticket to catching huge bass in several So Cal lakes. (January 2006)Southern Cal's Best Swimbait Bass Lakes
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Southern Cal's Best Swimbait Bass Lakes

A decade ago, swimbaits were the secret bait in Southern California. Now they are the

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