If You Have the ‘Will’ to Fish, We Have the Way!

The Rooster Tails Fishing Club monthly breakfast will be held at the Auburn Elks Lodge at 195 Pine Street in Auburn on Friday, September 20, 2019.  This free event is open to club members, spouses, and non-member guests.  Doors to the Lodge open at 7:00 a.m. to share fresh brewed coffee.  A fantastic $15 wide-selection buffet breakfast is served at 8:00 am, followed at 9:00 am with special guest speaker, Craig Newton, owner of Will Fish Tackle in Auburn. Craig will talk about how to use a wide selection of fishing gear.


rooster tails picCraig would be considered by many marketing-people as a successful ‘niche business’.  Craig and his business associates cater-to expert as well as novice fishing enthusiasts with a wide selection of fishing-gear and personalized one-on-one advice on how to use it.  Will Fish is also a resource of the latest fishing reports from their many customers, fishing guides, and tackle suppliers.  Will Fish is also a great place to meet other anglers for fun and informative conversations.  At any given time, several Rooster Tail Fishing club members meet to arrange fishing outing for both fresh and salt water fishing.  In addition, Craig spends many hours personally testing the latest lures and baits.  He knows what works and where to use it unlike trying to find advice at a big-box sporting goods store.  Choosing the right species-specific tackle is not akin to going to the grocery store where you know exactly what to buy.  Becoming an expert fisherperson takes time on the water, dedication to increasing fishing knowledge and acquiring the right species-specific tackle.


The Newton’s purchased Will Fish Tackle in April 2017 following Craig's passion for fishing and the outdoors. For more information go to or call 530-887-0839


The 30 year old, 200+ members Rooster Tails Fishing Club of Northern California, Inc. is a non-profit organization that meets the third Friday of each month to educate, entertain, and enhance fishing experience.  Unlike many bass and fly fishing clubs that concentrate on very specific types of fishing, the Rooster Tails Fishing Club provides a balanced mix of fishing techniques presented by fishing experts targeting a variety of fish species on multiple types of waters. For more information contact Jim, Club Chairman, 530-887-0479, or visit the club’s web site at