How To Become a Better Fly Caster
Fly-FIshing Theater: Everyone has heard the saying “10% of the anglers catch 90% of the fish.” Have you ever asked yourself why that is? Next Level Nymphing will break down each key step so you can break through to become a 10% angler.
Casting Pond: Experience, first hand, the skills needed to become an efficient fly caster. Jordan will dial you in on what to look for so you can improve your cast. By identifying the typical mistakes many anglers make, you can avoid teaching yourself bad habits that might take years to unlearn.!
Right Hook Sportfishing
JAY LOPES is a full-time guide who owns Right Hook Sportfishing. Captaining a 26-foot Parker, he chases white sturgeon, king salmon, albacore tuna and multiple species of sharks off the central coast. Capt. Jay will employ the knowledge he has gained over the last 10 years taking people for hire to put as many fish on the end of his clients’ lines as possible.
CICC Outdoor Adventures
Hunting California Hogs
CASEY STAFFORD and his wife Regina own Outdoor Adventures guide service. Stafford hunts and fishes on 20,000 acres of the Colusa Indian Community property in the Northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills.
Casey’s pursuits have been showcased on both the Outdoor Channel and Sportsman’s Channel. He frequently reports into the California Sportsmen radio show and has been featured in many Western Outdoor News stories. His expert knowledge and skills in the successful pursuit of the Wild Hog and waterfowl have grown to be tow of Stafford's most requested services.
Crystal Creek Anglers
DENNY RICKARDS, author of four books, has had the opportunity over the last 40 years to fish and guide anglers over some of the most challenging trophy trout waters around the world, catching rainbows over 25 pounds, browns over 23 pounds and cutthroats in excess of 15 pounds.
Spending well over 200 days a year on the water, Rickards also hosts clinics and seminars for prospective stillwater anglers.
JD Sportfishing Charters
Sacramento River Salmon Trolling: Hot Tricks
Capt. JD Richey has long been regarded as one of the top salmon trollers on the Sacramento River system for the past quarter century. In his Seminar, he’ll show you all the basics of this technique — along with some Jedi-level tricks to help you take your trolling game to the next level.
Fish and Wildlife
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service
Predator Hunting--Bears and Coyotes
PARREY CREMEANS is the Mossy Oak Big Game Regional Pro Staff Manager for the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. Growing up in Northern California, Parrey has been an avid bow hunter for 36 years. He has pursued all species of big game in his native area, but has made Blacktail deer his number one passion. He has taken a dozen Pope and Young Blacktail bucks and is considered one of the country's top Blacktail experts. Parrey also hunts most of the western states pursuing elk, mule deer, black bear, wild pig and antelope with his bow and arrow. He's been an outfitter for the past 14 years.
California Dawn Sport Fishing
In the Bay, Out the Gate
CAPTAIN JAMES "BASS" SMITH, popular 3rd generation Charter-Boat Captain of the 50-foot “California Dawn”, fishes out of the Berkley Marina into San Francisco Bay, the Farrallons and Northern Coast areas. His 29 years of expertise in putting his clients onto saltwater species of rockfish, lingcod, striped bass, shark, and crab make for interesting adventures.
At age 12 he served as a deckhand on his father’s boat. A charter captain most of his life, James has a vast amount of experience and expertise regarding fishing the bays for stripers, sturgeon, shark, halibut, rock cod, ling cod, crab and salmon and just about everything in between.
Matt Heron Fly Fishing School
Fly Casting Faults and Fixes
The Truckee: A Guides Perspective
The Truckee: A Guides Perspective (Fly Fishing Theater): The Truckee River is widely considered one of the premier wild trout rivers in California, and also one of of the most challenging. In just 45 minutes, you'll learn access points, fly selections and all-around guide tips for this amazing fishery.
Fly Casting Faults and Fixes (Fly Pond): After 16 years of teaching fly casting full time, Matt has learned a thing or two about makes a great cast. And more importantly, how to fix common mistakes on the spot. This informative lesson will supercharge your learning process and have you saying "Why didn't I think of that?!"
Game and Fish
A Fly-Fishing Adventure in South Africa
Wild fly fishing in the Karoo means treading and fly fishing where dinosaur-like reptiles roamed, millions of years ago. Learn about World Heritage sites, Cape Town, Robben Island, making your own wine, cooking classes, exploring the Karoo, game viewing in three of South Africa’s National Parks in search of the “Big Five” in the malaria-free, Eastern and Western Cape, South Africa. This is your opportunity for Q & A for your bucket-list trip.
Live Bait Drifting & Spooning for Delta Striped Bass
Enjoyable and scenic, the Delta holds exciting fishing action around every corner. Learn how to successfully target Striped Bass from one of the region's top guides.
Elite Sportsmen Guide Service
Goose Hunting Gear & Techniques
JAMES STONE has a passion for fishing and hunting. With The Elite Sportsmen Guide Service, Stone offers year round fully-guided fishing and hunting trips in Northern CA. His goal is to bring an "Elite" experience to hunters and fishermen across the country.
They offer great trips for everyone from the first time hunter or fisher to avid outdoorsmen and families looking for a fun adventure. Their website, www.elitesportsmen.com, allows viewers to check fishing and hunting reports or browse a photo gallery from guided trips.
North Fork Yuba River
Creekin' the Lost Sierra: A region north of the Truckee-Tahoe area, the lost Sierra offers solitude, recreational opportunities, and many small creeks filled with wild trout. Jon’s program breaks down the small waters of eastern Plumas National Forest with access areas, equipment, productive flies, and beautiful animated slides.
North Fork Yuba: Jon will lead the audience from the top of the river all the way down to the lower reaches, explaining the fishery and other recreational opportunities that the area has to offer. Access areas, equipment, flies, presentations, and tips will be shared during his animated program about one of California's most beautiful watersheds.
Why You Should Understand Rod Actions
Dan will be giving a discussion on changing casting dynamics based on your situation. How do you adjust to streamer fishing, nymphing, sight fishing in calm conditions, for example? He'll break down different casts made for various situations and how to properly apply them.