VOL . 42 • ISS . 13 September 8 , 2023
Smell Of Victory Is In The Air , And The 2023 NTAC Angler Of The Year Title Someone Will Not Share !
The 2023 NorCal Trout Angler ’ s
Challenge ( NTAC ) Tournament of Champions is right around the corner , and the excitement is building among the qualified anglers
who are gearing up for a showdown at the stunning Collins Lake . This event is the ultimate test for those who consider themselves the best trout anglers in northern California . A breath of relief for participants and spectators alike , as the relentless heat wave that gripped NorCal for the past few months is finally loosening its hold . Over the past two weeks , cooler weather has become the norm , and this trend is expected to continue right up to the event date . This changing weather pattern holds the promise of a significant event in the angling calendar : the lake “ turnover .” As temperatures drop , the water in Collins Lake will undergo a transformation , causing fish
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throughout the lake to become more active and receptive to well-placed
bait presentations from skilled anglers . Here ’ s the good news for those who ’ ve participated in at least one
• NTAC FEB event 4 th in 2023 …. San - you ’ Pablo re already
• qualified APRIL for the 8 th Championship …. Collinsevent ,
• and APRIL registration 23is rd now …. open Amador , waiting
• for you
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Get ready for an
• NOV 4-5 th unforgettable expe- …. Collins Lake
rience filled with great fishing , cash
( TOC Championship )
prizes , fantastic food , and a whole lot of fun as we wrap up the year with this thrilling event . To access more information or register for the NTAC Collins Lake Event , visit us online at www . anglerspress . com . Don ’ t miss your chance to be part of this epic trout angling competition !
Shaweseki Arai poses with Captain David Hammond , of Delta Pro Fishing , after catching this nice striper . Shaweseki was celebrating his 21st birthday with family and friends and had a birthday he won ’ t forget since the boat had limits of quality striped bass by 10:30am . Stripers are moving into the delta in big numbers and the fall striper bite is looking like it will be epic . Anglers are already reporting easy limits and big fish pushing the 20 pound range are being caught . Once the water temperatures drops fishing should be absolutely amazing ! Photo Courtesy of Delta Pro Fishing
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