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KIRBY'S KATCH

As always happens this time of year, the fishing action is dominated by anglers chasing the fall run of chinook salmon. Since the inland season opened this month, there has been a ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Chilly mornings and mild days have made for some odd fishing lately. The trout bite on area lakes continues to be up and down and, while the numbers of bass getting caught has decl ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

Before we get to the fishing report, my condolences go out to anyone who has suffered loss from these terrible fires in our area. I lived in California for over 30 years and, while ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

Before we get to the fishing report, my condolences go out to anyone who has suffered loss from these terrible fires in our area. I lived in California for over 30 years and, while ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

Memorial Day is the traditional kickoff for the recreational boating season and it pays to be mindful when sharing the waterways with the large variety of watercraft that are encou ...

A look at the local fishing roundup

Fishing is not great, but all we need is a few weeks of warmer temperatures without rain and things should bust open. Here’s what going on locally. Folsom Lake is still cold ...

Cold, wet and windy

Cold, wet and windy sounds like an old country song, doesn’t it? Well, that pretty much describes the fishing conditions right now. The good news is that we should have a ri ...

Fish and Game staff will prowl rivers checking salmon

There was all but a total collapse of salmon numbers a mere five years ago. Fishing for salmon in the ocean and river systems was closed.Salmon numbers have rebounded since then. S ...

Increase in salmon numbers spawns Auburn Ravine optimism

Fish numbers are up in the river system that Pacific salmon pass through to spawn in Auburn Ravine. And the state Department of Fish and Game’s newly released figures from the f ...