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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

The 2018 ocean salmon season is off to a great start, but many believe the outlook for inland waters is dismal. In an effort to increase salmon returning to the spawning grounds, s ...

Salmon fishing on the New Rayann

It was a cold and foggy Wednesday morning as we eased out of Clipper Yacht harbor in Sausalito aboard the New Rayann. We passed under Golden Gate Bridge headed for the fishing grou ...

Keep fish fresh for best eating

Millions of anglers can't be wrong. There's nothing finer than having a platter full of fish at the dinner table whether it's at home or in the field. Now that the wea ...

There’s more than one way to crab, and season is open

California is home to a variety of crab. The two primary species are red rock and Dungeness. The always-awaited season for Dungeness crab, the largest of all species off the coast ...

Mark your calendar: Free fishing day is July 7

When you think of the Fourth of July holiday, you think of what? Fireworks? Camping? Water recreation? Barbecues?All of the above certainly apply. But many years ago, the state Leg ...