Last call for late fall Kings!
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 8, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

The last week of King salmon fishing on the Sacramento River starts tomorrow.  The Sacramento River blew out yesterday afternoon, but not before Captain Justin Thompson got his group onto a nice, bright king salmon before the river became mostly unfishable later in the day.  Flows have subsided after a heavy rain for most of yesterday and we're hoping the...
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Fall turn over getting close!
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 5, 2019
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is starting to turn the corner towards its winter pattern and the trout fishing will steadily improve looking forward.  We landed 11 rainbows and 1 brown yesterday, all of which were caught on the McCloud arm of the lake.  Water temps are ranging from 56 degrees at the lower end of the lake to 45 degrees where the...
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Trinity steelhead fishing improves.
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 5, 2019
Trinity River

We've been waiting for rain and it has finally arrived.  It didn't take much rain to pull some new fish into the upper Trinity and our next series of storms will surely bring even more.  December is prime time for steelhead fishing on the Trinity and this year is shaping up to be a great month for both fly and spin...
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Sac yields quick limits of King salmon!
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 4, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

Captain Justin fished the Sacramento River again this morning and reported quick limits of late fall King salmon.  Brads KF-16's are still taking big Kings and have been our go-to lures all season long.  Every day has been a bit different as far as the bite goes, but Justin has stayed on top of this fishery and has been getting...
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two bites equal two big Kings on the Sac!
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 3, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

Perfect weather and a perfect score on the Sacramento River today.   Captain Justin put his clients on two big Kings and put them both in the net.  Bites are tough to come by most days on the Sac for late fall Kings this year, so making these fish stick is really important.  Theres less than a few weeks to go so lets...
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Successful steelhead/trout action on the Sac!
by Jeff Goodwin, DECEMBER 2, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

Captain Justin led his clients to the trophy grounds today and they definitely found some.  rain and cold weather produced a good bite and todays clients hooked numerous quality steelhead and trout.  Its a fishery that holds well into spring when the most productive stretch of the Sac closes to fishing to protect the endangered winter run salmon. We have several...
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