Help us save our fisheries and hunting grounds

NCGASA’s Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction was on Nov. 5, 2022 gave away 100+ Guns, 75+ Guided Trips and 5+ Lifetime Fishing & Hunting Licenses and all kinds of other prizes and gear in order to raise money for the nonprofit organization that lobbies on outdoorsmen’s behalf. We fight year round for everyone’s hunting and fishingContinue reading “Help us save our fisheries and hunting grounds”

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Pescaro Cooler Box 80 liters. From Englund Marine. Plano Guider Series 3-Tray Tackle Box, Cuda 7″ Titanium Bonded Fillet Knife with Sheath and Ketch 32″ Karbonate Board Ruler. From Pacific Outfitters. Lured Mix Pack hand picked beads by Randy. From Lured by the Bead. Trinity River Vineyards, 2-pack. 2019 Coho Red and 2021 Kingfisher SauvContinue reading “Products Featured”

2022 Derby Leaderboard

All fish measurements and submissions are subject to review. Measurements are based on submitted photographic or video evidence and if the angler followed the Derby Rules. Adult Division: Potential winning entries are subject to a final review by NCGASA reps. Payouts will be determined by NCGASA reps.1) Jim Paul 30 and 15/16 2) Tyler BlevinContinue reading “2022 Derby Leaderboard”

2021-2022 Steelhead Winter Run Derby planning has begun!

For Derby #3 Rules: CLICK HEREFor Derby #3 Leaderboard: click here With a potential La Niña rainy winter fast approaching, Nor-Cal Guides & Sportsmen’s Association (NCGASA) anglers have requested we start the Mad River Steelhead Derby (MRSD) earlier than January 1st for Derby #3. Several anglers from last year suggested the MRSD start in DecemberContinue reading “2021-2022 Steelhead Winter Run Derby planning has begun!”

2021 Derby Leaderboard

All fish measurements and submissions were subject to review. All winning fish entries were subject to a final review. Measurements were based on submitted photographic evidence and if the angler followed the Derby requirements and rules. Adult Division Leaders 2021 Winners are:$500: 1) 36 and 1/4 inches caught by Zach Hunter on 2/13/21$300 : 2)Continue reading “2021 Derby Leaderboard”

How to tell wild steelhead from hatchery steelhead

November 14, 2019 By JD Richey Hatchery Steelhead Hatchery steelhead will be missing their adipose fin, which is the small fleshy one on the back between the dorsal fin and tail. You’ll sometimes encounter a fish that’s a “tweener” — one that has a partial adipose fin. While this can occur in the wild (rare), it isContinue reading “How to tell wild steelhead from hatchery steelhead”


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