best places to fish in california

The 6 Best Lakes In California For Trophy Bass

1. Clear Lake Covering 43,663 acres, Clear Lake is California’s largest inland lake, with most of its shore lined with docks, pilings, piers and other man-made, fish-attracting structures. Tules, large boulders, submerged brush, hydrilla and other vegetation also contribute to providing outstanding cover, making this an excellent lake for landing trophy-sized largemouth bass. * Fishidy Tip for Clear Lake: “Pay …

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Bass Boats 101: The Absolute Essentials For Your Boat

So, you’ve been looking at bass boats. Now what? You already know the look and feel of the boat, but what else do bass boats need to accessorize and help you catch the most fish? A bass boat with a high-powered outboard engine will get you quickly to your favorite fishing spot, and that is just the beginning. Once you …

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You’ve Been Storing Your Rods All Wrong…

If you’re like me, your rods are all over the place. In the car, in the garage, under the bed, in the spare room. EVERYWHERE. We came across this product, The Cobra Garage Rod Rack, and it changes EVERYTHING. The Cobra Garage Door Storage Rack gives you the ability to store your rods RIGHT there on the back of your …

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How To Protect Fisheries For 100 Years: A Collaborative Effort Between Scientists And Anglers

This past year, we launched the Mystery Tackle Box Fishing Sustainability Scholarship, an essay competition to hear the ideas of young anglers looking to keep our favorite sport alive for generations to come. The contest challenged students to write an essay with their ideas on how to protect fisheries throughout the next 100 years. Students seeking a degree in Natural Resource …