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Blake Rosenthal shows off his 13.8-pound catch at Lake Amador.

APEX, Mice Tails, J7 Rapalas, Power Grubs and Speedy Shiners! This is the name of the trout game. People are catching limits of trout from shore and boat. For all of you trolling fisher-people, we are hearing consistent reports of the top 10 feet of water. Bank fisherman are catching on Mice tails, Power Eggs and Night Crawlers … and, of course, garlic, garlic, garlic! Bass fishing is still deep and slow. Points and structure. Fish being consistently caught between 30 to 50 feet of water. Neko rigs and Jigs are the ticket. …

Congratulations to the Gold Country Jr. Bass Anglers for an amazing day of fishing during their tournament at New Hogan Lake! Shout out to the top three anglers: Hailee Friss, Joey Winchell and Evan Yasko … well done! Next tournament will be at Salt Springs Reservoir on March 21. …

Lake Pardee will be opening this weekend! Thousands of pounds of fish will be planted all weekend. …

Calling all bass teams: HOOK’D will be hosting a bass tournament on Sunday, March 22 at Lake Amador. Sign-up form can be obtained by emailing hookdbaitshop@gmail.com or can be filled out at HOOK’D (106 East Main St. Ione). …

Outdoor Festival 2020 is already taking reservations for vendors. Last year, we had almost 3,000 attendees in our one-day event. Retail and non-profits wanted. …

Our new website is up and running! We are now the Gold Country’s one-stop online fishing shop! Order online at hookd4life.com or call (209) 790-5100. Want to be included in this article? Send us a picture of you and your fish wearing Hook’d gear with a small description to hookdbaitshop@gmail.com. Like us on Facebook and Twitter. Happy Fishing!