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September Fishing Report, Hunting Update and Gun shop News

September Fishing Report, Hunting Update and Gun shop News

Napa River, Lake Berryessa, and Ocean Salmon Fishing Reports. Hunting and Gun Shop news.

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Tom, our Salty Dawg was towed 5 miles into the ocean by this 182 lbs Big Eye Tuna. He was alone, on his 17ft Boston Whaler boat, but he managed to put the fish in the boat and make it back to the dock with a virtually empty gas tank. Congrats to our Salty Dawg Tom for this fantastic catch. He truly lived through Hemingway's "Old Man and the Sea" story. Except for the "Old" part :). Thank you for sharing Tuna Stakes with the crew, Tom. Sashimi grade fine dining, indeed. 

 

Napa River

The Striper bite continues to be red hot. Both the boat anglers and shore anglers are catching them really good. Cut Anchovies or Sardines are working best for schoolies, with an occasional keeper. Casting or trolling various swimbaits, and rattletraps. Guys reporting a good early morning and late evening top water bite, and wild things are working for stripers up to 7-8 lbs. Even the fly anglers are coming in and reporting a good streamer bite casting against tuly lines. 

The South end of the River is still producing a mixed bag of fish as well. We appreciate all the reports. Please send us your pics and we’ll publish them here: [email protected] 

 

Lake Berryessa

Lake Berryessa has been fishing fantastic the past two weeks. Trout and king bite opened up, despite the conditions that have been thrown our way this year. Limits of trout with some kings have been the name of the game. Anglers have been trolling anywhere from 40 to 90 feet deep. Keep working hard and it will pay off.

 

Ocean Salmon Action

The Salmon bite is starting to slow down out in the ocean with a lot of fish starting to make their way up the river. However, if you wanted to go search for an ocean giant, now is the time to do so. Although anglers are having to search for their fish and put in the time, there are still limits of Salmon being caught. It continues to be one of the best Salmon seasons in recent memory. We have a good supply of trolling balls, and your favorite salmon lures. We also got our hands on a limited supply of tray Anchovies, hopefully, we can keep them coming in, but for now, we are limiting customers to 3 trays per visit. The tuna bite out of Fort Bragg is in full swing right now, and Albacore is being caught daily with a mix of Dorado being pulled in as well. Our Salty Dawg Tom went out last week and got a handful of albacore and even pulled in a 182LB Big Eye Tuna!!! Come down and chat with our Salty Dawg Tom for recent reports and techniques.

 

River Salmon Action

River salmon season continues to get better as the days go on. Angelers who are putting in their time in and working hard are seeing the pay off. We are seeing people catch sitting on anchor with Brad’s Killer fish plugs, or Silvertrons, or getting into a hole and jigging. The troll bite will heat up here soon when we get a big push of fish into the river. Angelers up north in Cottonwood and Barge Hole area, are really working hard for the fish and getting a few here and there. The trout bite, however, is red hot up there. The fly fishing guys are nailing them daily. Come into the shop and grab our fly guide Robbie’s card or go to catchhappy.co to get in touch with him. Keep working hard my river friends.

 

This week in hunting

Theres a lot of really nice bucks being killed here recently in A zone, guys are starting to see bucks getting ready to start the rut. Big bodies and swollen necks. With this heat wave, early mornings and late evenings are the best times to have a chance at real nice buck. Or, finding a water source, sit on it and wait for the deer to come to you. We are expecting to see cooler temperatures starting next week wich will be good for the A zone hunters.

 

This week at Gun Shop

 

KEL TEC KSG

 

 

 

STOEGER COACH GUN

 

 

 

 

 

WALTHER P22

 

 

Its here!!!

ZASTAVA ZPAP M70

DISCLAIMER: POLYMER FURNITURE

 

New Ammo In-Stock

 

 

Browning BPR Performance Rimfire

Hollow Point

40gr 1435 FPS

 

 

LOWERS ARE BACK IN STOCK

 

 

Federal 12ga 2.75” #7.5

 

 

Migra 12ga 3” Blended #2/BB 

 

 

Nosler 7mm Rem Mag 150gr 

Lead Free




New Firearms 

Sig Sauer P229 9mm

 

 

 

 

 

Kimber Stainless II .45 ACP

 

 

 

Kimber Custom II .45 ACP

 

 

 

Sig Sauer P220 .45ACP

 

 

 

 

CZ P-01 9mm

 

 

10% Off All Christensen Arms Rifles!!!

Benelli Super Nova 12ga

 

 

Powder

Hodgdon

 

US869

Rifle Powder

Triple 7

Muzzleloader Propellant

Pyrodex

Muzzleloader Propellant

 

Ramshot

 

TAC

Rifle Powder

 

Accurate

 

5744

Magnum Handgun Powder

 

Reloading Bullets

Caliber

Brand/Type

Nontoxic

7mm

Hornady 150 gr cx

yes

.45 cal

Hornady 325 gr FTX

no

 

     

Winchester

350 Legend 145gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

7.62x39 124gr FMJ

 

Belom

7.62x39 123gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

30 Carbine 110gr FMJ

 

Hornady

218 Bee 45gr HP

 

Federal

7-30 Waters 120gr

 

Winchester

25-06 Rem 115gr

 

Winchester

284 Win 150gr

 

Winchester

7mm Mauser 145gr

 

Aguila

7.62x51 150gr FMJ BT

 

Winchester

7.62x51 149gr FMJ

 

Hornady

6.8mm SPC 120 gr

 

TulAmmo

7.62x54 R 148gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

7.62x54 R 180gr FMJ

 

Sig Sauer

300 BLK 125 gr FMJ

 

Federal

300 BLK 150gr

 

Sellier & Bellot

5.56x45 55gr

 

Winchester

223 Remington 55gr FMJ

 

PPU

8mm Mauser 198gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

7.62x51 147gr FMJ

 

Federal

308 Win 150gr

 

Aguila

308 Win 150gr FMJ

 

Winchester

223 Remington 55gr FMJ

 

Hornady

450 Bushmaster 250gr FTX

 

CCI

22 WMR Shotshell

 

Winchester

32 S&W Black Powder Blank

 

CCI

44 SPL/MAG Shotshell

 

Winchester

9x23 Winchester 125gr HP

 

Buffalo Bore

38 Super +P 124gr

 

Speer

9mm +P 124gr HP

 

Federal

9mm 124gr HP

 

Barnes

9mm 115gr HP

 

Hornady

Critical Defense Lite 9mm 100gr HP

 

Barnes

9mm +P 115gr HP

 

SinterFire

9mm 100gr HP

 

Sierra

9mm 124gr HP

Y

Hornady

9mm +P 124gr HP

 

Blazer

9mm 115gr FMJ

 

Federal

Syntech 115gr

 

Magtech

9mm 115gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

40 S&W 180gr FMJ

 

Magtech

40 S&W 180gr FMJ

 

Blazer

40 S&W 165gr FMJ

 

Hornady

40 S&W 180gr HP

 

Barnes

40 S&W 140gr HP

 

Hornady

Critical Defense 40 S&W 165gr HP

 

Federal

40 S&W 165gr JHP

 

Barnes

380 80gr HP

 

Federal

45 ACP 230gr JHP

 

Hornady

Critical Defense 45 ACP 185gr HP

 

Sig Sauer

45 ACP 230gr JHP

 

Sellier & Bellot

45 ACP 230gr FMJ

 

Winchester

45 ACP 230gr FMJ

 

FNH USA

5.7x28 40gr

 

Magtech

32 S&WL 98gr FMJ

 

Speer

357 Sig 125gr TMJ NOT 357 MAG

 

Sierra

380 90gr JHP

Y

Ammo Incorporated

380 90gr JHP

 

Magtech

380 95gr FMJ

 

Aguila

380 95gr FMJ

 

Federal

380 95gr FMJ

 

Sellier & Bellot

380 92gr FMJ

 

Hornady

480 Ruger 325gr HP

 

Speer

480 Ruger 275gr HP

 

CCI

22 WMR 30gr HP

 

CCI

22 Long 29gr NOT 22 LONG RIFLE

 

Blazer

22 LR 38gr

 

Browning

22 LR 40gr

 

Buffalo Bore

38 Special 125gr JHP

 

Ammo Incorporated

38 Special 125gr JHP

 

Winchester

38 Special 130gr FMJ

 

HSM

38 Special 158gr

 

Ammo Incorporated

44 Mag 240gr JHP

 

Hornady

454 Casull 200gr HP

 

Hornady

17 Mach 2 17gr

 

Hornady

Superformance 223 Rem 55gr CX

Y

Hornady

Superformance 5.56 NATO 55gr GMX

Y

Winchester

270 WSM 130gr

Y

Hornady

Superformance 7mm-08 Rem 139gr CX

Y

Hornady

Outfitter 270 Win 130gr CX

Y

Winchester

270 Win 130gr

Y

Hornady

Outfitter 308 Win 165gr CX

Y

Winchester

300 WSM 150gr

Y

Sig Sauer

300 BLK 120gr

Y

Weatherby

300 WBY MAG 180gr TTSX

Y

Hornady

Outfitter 7mm REM MAG 150gr CX

Y

Barnes

Vor-Tx 308 Win 168gr TTSX BT

Y

Hornady

Superformance 30-06 Sprg 165gr CX

Y

Hornady

Outfitter 30-06 Sprg 180gr CX

Y

Winchester

30-06 Sprg 150gr

Y

Federal

30-06 Sprg 165gr Barnes TSX

Y

Hornady

Superformance 6.5 Creed 120gr CX

Y

Remington

12GA 3IN 1⅛OZ 2Shot

Y

Winchester

Blind Side 12GA 3IN 1⅜OZ 2Shot

Y

Winchester

6.8 Western 162gr

Y

Winchester

12GA 2¾IN 1OZ Sabot Slug

Y

Aguila

12GA 2¾IN 1⅜OZ 0B

 

Rio

12GA 2¾IN 1⅛OZ 6Shot

Y

Federal

12GA 2¾IN 1⅛OZ 7½Shot

Y

Hevi-Shot

12GA 3½IN 1¾OZ B Shot

Y

Fiocchi

12GA 8.6mm Buckshot

 

Winchester

10GA 3½IN 1⅝OZ BBB Shot

Y

Hevi-Shot

12GA 3½IN 1½OZ 3Shot

Y

Hevi-Shot

Bismuth 12GA 2¾IN 1¼OZ 4Shot

Y

Winchester

12GA 3IN 1⅛OZ 2Shot

Y

Hevi-Shot

12GA 3IN 1¼OZ 4Shot

Y

Zuber

20GA 2¾IN 15/16OZ 7½Shot