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ANDERSON: Back of lake near bridge is place to throw heavy jigs or drop-shots. Bass to 4 pounds can be caught. 408-463-0711.
BERRYESSA: Bass bite is beginning to pick up, but wind has kept boats off main body of lake. With temperatures in the 70s this weekend, bite might break open. 707-255-5544, 916-502-3474.
CALERO: Bass fishing is improving in south end and face of dam. Use jigs, Senkos or deep-diving crankbaits. 408-268-3883, 408-463-0711.
CHABOT: Full moon slowed what was a great trout bite over weekend. Look for it to recover by this weekend. Hot spots were around island, Half Moon Bay, Bullfrog Landing and dam. Biggest fish was a 6.9-pound trout caught Friday by Geno Santos of San Leandro with Power Bait from west shoreline. 510-247-2526.
CHESBRO: Crappie will take small minnows, mini-jigs or wax worms. 408-358-3741, 408-463-0711.
CONTRA LOMA: Fishing has been very good. Find trout near boat ramp area or east shore. Night crawlers and/or Power Bait will work. Big fish of week was an 8.9-pound trout caught by Ron Hodgson on east side with Power Bait. 510-544-3154.
DEL VALLE: Water is 58 degrees and within a few feet of full. Trout plant
LAFAYETTE: Fishing has been steady at Lafayette Reservoir. A plant of 2,000 pounds went in Friday and 1,000 pounds went in Tuesday. South end and east cove still seem to be best spots. 925-284-9669.
LOCH LOMOND: Lake opens Friday. 831-335-7424, Scott 831-335-2586.
LOS VAQUEROS: Trout fishing has been slowed by wind. Trout plant went in Wednesday. Striper bite is improving. Shore and boat anglers caught a handful of stripers in 20-inch range with anchovies or Rapalas. 925-371-2628.
MOUNT TAMALPAIS LAKES: DFW last Thursday planted Lake Lagunitas with 500 pounds of trout. Bon Tempe was stocked Feb. 8. 415-945-1194.
QUARRY LAKES: Trout fishing is very good at Kiosk Cove, Fisherman's Row and left of swim beach. Power Bait, mini jigs or night crawlers will work. Big fish of week was a 5.7-pound trout caught by Anthony Tafolla of San Jose in Kiosk Cove with a mini-jig. Limits are common. 510-544-3133.
SAN LUIS RESERVOIR: Trolling near face of dam with A-rigs or drifting live jumbo minnows will attract bass. Most bass are keeper size. 408-463-0711.
SAN PABLO RESERVOIR: Water continues to clear with temperature in low 50s. Trollers are using J7 broken back fire tiger Rapalas 10 to 15 feet below surface. Shore bite is good at Main Recreation Area and Pines. Boaters go to Sandy Point or Scow Canyon. 510-223-1661.
SHADOW CLIFFS: Shore angling for trout continues to yield solid results. Big fish of week was a 5-pound trout caught by Jimmy Nguyen of San Jose with a Kastmaster and Power Worms. First dock and third dock trail are good spots. Stanley shoreline has been slow. 510-544-3230.
UVAS: Jigs with trailers, Senkos or crankbaits are ways to overcome murky conditions and catch bass. 408-463-0711.
ANTIOCH: Clearer, warmer water have led to a better striper bite on San Joaquin from Antioch to Big Break. Use sardines or pile worms. Sturgeon bite is good on Sacramento side, especially Broad Slough, Collinsville and Cache Slough. 925-706-7400.
BENICIA: Sturgeon are scattered, hardly concentrated. Mothball Fleet, Big Cut, San Pablo Bay hold sturgeon. Morning Star on Friday and Sunday had 13 shakers, one keeper, six stripers and a handful of lost fish while in San Pablo Bay. Flounder bite is good off Benicia shoreline. Keeper stripers are in mix. Pile worms and grass shrimp will get flounder and stripers. 707-745-4921.
FRANKS TRACT: Stripers are scarce. Black bass are active. Red spinnerbaits and crankbaits get bass. Bass are moving up to spawn. Water temperature is 58 degrees. 925-625-2441.
PITTSBURG: Angling pressure remains light. Honker Bay has stripers to 7 pounds. Sturgeon can be found near PG&E cooling tower and Collinsville. 925-252-0151.
RIO VISTA: Sturgeon are on a decent bite at Power Lines, Rio Vista Bridge and Cache Slough. A few stripers are being caught. A few 19-inch bass are being caught off Main Street Bridge. Trollers are working from Three Mile Slough toward Franks Tract and getting stripers to 6 pounds. 707-374-2372, 916-777-6498.
GUALALA: River is very low and doesn't have much moving water. 707-884-4247.
NAPA: Sturgeon are being caught up to Kennedy Park and stripers are being caught all the way to Napa. Larger fish are taking live bait. A lot of small fish in mix. 707-255-5544.
BERKELEY: Perch and stripers are entertaining shore anglers. Pile worms get keeper stripers with pile worms at Point Pinole. Perch fishing is very good at Angel Island, Point Molate, Point Richmond. 510-235-2032.
BODEGA BAY: Crabbing remains very good. Wind makes drifting for sand dabs difficult. 707-875-3474, 707-875-3344, 707-875-3495.
MONTEREY: Sand dab/crab parade continues uninterrupted. Next trips are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 831-375-5951, 831-372-7440.
PACIFICA: A 22-inch striper was caught last week from beach at Linda Mar with hairraisers. Crabbing remains very good at pier. There are perch at Mussel Rock. 650-355-8303, 650-359-9790.
PORT SONOMA: Stripers have been biting from mouth of Petaluma River to train trestle. Grass shrimp is a good bait, but some add pile worms. Small sturgeon are on upriver side of trestle. Sturgeon bite is solid on Napa River. 707-762-7818.
SAN FRANCISCO: Two halibut came in Wednesday at Oyster Point. They were caught at A-Crane and Brisbane. Calico perch to 13 inches and jack smelt are being caught from pier. 650-589-3474.
SAN PABLO BAY: Shore anglers are getting striped bass from China Camp. Boaters get a mixture of stripers and sturgeon. No halibut of late. 415-456-0321.
SUISUN BAY: Sturgeon, flounder and a scattering of stripers are being caught from Ozol to Buoy 6. Incoming tide provides best action. Happy Hooker has been fishing behind Mothball Fleet and Grizzly Bay and getting oversized sturgeon. 925-229-9420, 916-777-6498.
-- Tim Goode