Column Archive for 2009
By: Ron Wilson
MARINE OWNERS TOURNAMENT TAKES OVER CLEAR LAKE
September 19, 2009.... I recently attended the 6th
Annual Bobís Marine Champion, Stratos and Javelin Boat Owners
held at Konocti Vista Casino at
SPOTTY DOVE OPENER
September 5, 2009.... Sorry about the late Dove
opener report but as any hunter knows after the opening day of
hunting the birds usual get thinned out
TUNA TUNA TUNA
September 2, 2009.... The warm water that
albacore tuna love has just not come in close enough to
shore for a lot of the smaller boats this year off the coast of
Half Moon Bay
LADIES DAY ON THE WATER
August 24, 2009.... I know I said no more kokanee fishing
stories this year. Well I am sorry about that but this fishing
outing was different and I would just be a deckhand.
DELTA GET TOGETHER
August 7, 2009.... I spent a few days fishing for
black bass with friends around Franks Tract last week. It used
to be the annual Keeper Worms Pro Staff Event
NEW MELONES KOKE DERBY
August 7, 2009.... I thought I was done fishing for
kokanee but I was informed that I wasn't by my fishing friend.
Mike Monschein of Oakdale,
HANGING UP MY KOKANEE RODS
July 20, 2009....
Lake Don Pedro would be my stomping ground for fishing
for the year as it was the closest to where I live.
PAY ATTENTION, THE FISH WILL TALK TO YOU!
July, 6, 2009.... After retiring last year I learned
pretty quick to control my fishing dollars so I could fish more
than a couple times a week.
HAVING FUN AND CATCHING SOME FOR THE DINNER TABLE
June 14, 2009....
New Melones Kokanee fishing has been wide open for
several weeks now and its still going wide open with limits
PHIL JOHNSON MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
June 5, 2009.... The 7th Annual Phil Johnson
Memorial Kokanee Derby was held last Saturday at
Lake Don Pedro
HOT KOKANEE ACTION AT NEW MELONES
May 20, 2009.... All the planting that Kokanee Power has done at
New Melones lake is paying off again this year with
another huge population of kokanee for the anglers to catch.
WHERE ARE THE LARGE STRIPPERS?
May 15, 2009.... I can remember going fishing as a
young lad with my dad Joe and his friend George Bartley. we
fished on the opposite side of the river from the B&W boat
launch on the California Delta.
CHASING STRIPPERS IN THE DELTA
May 5, 2009.... For the last 3 weeks its been mostly
striped bass fishing for me. Mike Monschein of Monschein
Industries in Riverbank and I have been following the stripers
SCI EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS
May 4, 2009.... The 8th Annual Hunters Banquet,
auction and raffle put on by the Northern San Joaquin Valley
Chapter of Safari Club International just keeps getting bigger
2009 OWAC CONFERENCE A HUGE HIT
April 23, 2009.... I just returned from the Outdoor
Writers Association of California 2009 Spring Conference held at
the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield.
THE DOCTOR IS IN TOWN
April 7, 2009.... In the central valley the
bass fishing is busting wide open and it should just get
better with the upcoming full moon.
TIME TO GET AFTER THOSE LITTLE GREEN FISH!
March 23, 2009.... It has been an interesting month
at the lakes and at a private fishing club I belong to. Sometime
at the end of 2008, some of the pond bass spawned
THE LAKES ARE LOADED WITH PLANTERS
February 24, 2009.... In the central valley the trout
bite is wide open at all our local lakes and reservoirs. The
unusually warm weather has the lakes
TIME TO HIT THE LAKES
February 11, 2009.... In the central valley the
bass fishing is getting ready to bust wide open. The
unusually warm weather has the lakes running 55 or so degrees
LITTLE TO SHOW FOR A BUSY WATERFOWL SEASON
January 27, 2009.... Hunting Ducks this year has
been dismal all over
We've only seen a small portion of the migration
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