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East Park reservoir–Half Full and Fishing Crappie

Apr 12 06:06, 2021

Conditions: Air temperature 60 – 80 degrees, light wind in the afternoon. Water Temperature 62 degrees, with water clarity of about 36”. With the fuel moisture levels in valley brush already at June levels, I recently switched gears and moved from “deep and narrow” lakes to exploiting the “shallow a...

Lake Berryessa Scout Trip & Conditions

Apr 01 19:12, 2021

Conditions: Morning breeze (stiff) to 12 mph, afternoon calm. Air temperature 61 – 80 degrees. Water temperature 58 to 60 degrees. Launch: Oak Shores Day use area (west side of Berryessa). With this week’s temperatures threatening to break seasonal records, and the latest “wind event” rumored to die...

Why April is Really August

Mar 30 05:10, 2021

This weekend was the first evidence of balmy Spring temperatures, and the tingle of my “Spidey-sense” warned me about fishing – as my beloved sleepy little Central Valley bass lakes were liable to be the focus of millions of Pandemic fatigued neo-outdoorsmen – and the tinkle of discarded beer bottle...

Peel Rubber, Kill a Salmon

Mar 02 04:19, 2021

Cars have been synonymous with pollution for several decades, but for fishermen “tire pollution” may be their worst legacy yet … Scientists are attributing rubber dust from tire wear as being toxic to Salmon and Steelhead – and when transported into the watershed via rain and runoff, have attributed...

Hand Weights and Bicycles

Feb 24 00:39, 2021

With another drought plagued, fire prone, and unseasonably warm trout season headed our way, it’s time to jettison the fly tying gear and double down on weight lifting and increasing the morning bike ride. The hand weights and sudden fitness kick aren’t to sculpt my sagging frame into something attr...

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