Sigh of relief for Whiskeytown Lake.
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 25, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

As most people in California already Know, Whiskeytown Lake was devestated by the Carr Fire last July-August and suffered a tremendous amount of ecological damage to thousands of acres surrounding the lake.  If that wasnt bad enough, we experienced above average rainfall which blew out the tributaries, including the main Kokanee spawning tributary, Whiskey Creek.  It was clearly seen as...
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River trout fishing still a top choice this week!
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 24, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

The Sacramento River in Redding, Ca. is still fishing good for wild rainbow trout.  Its one of our top venues, and with guides like Captain Kenny Turner, the fishing is nearly always good.  Kenny puts his years of experience to work and consistently gets our clients into the fish!  Whether the bite is really good or pretty tough, Kenny always...
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Great season ahead for Whiskeytown Lake fishing!
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 23, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

Whiskeytown Lake continues to impress everyone who has been fishing there since the bite really turned on a few weeks ago.  Its been a favorite place to fish for Kokanee for decades, but the size and quality of these fish just seem to be at the top of the scale the past several years.  I've been really busy on other...
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Go time on Whiskeytown Lake!
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 21, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

Whiskeytown Lake is turning on quickly and the Kokanee salmon fishing is quite good.  An unexpected number of big spawning class Kokanee have emerged in Whiskeytown Lake and Kokanee up to 18" have already been caught.  I had a chance to fish with the Pautzke Bait Co. team two days ago and we had a great time catching some really fat...
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Shasta Lake still a little fickle
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 20, 2019
Shasta Lake

We fished Shasta Lake the past few days and found a pretty spotty bite, literally.  The Spotted bass bite is rediculous right now over deep water and getting baits past them and in front of trout has been problematic.  The full moon surely had something to do with the bite the past few days, but it normally just puts the major...
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Redding trout keeping anglers busy!
by Jeff Goodwin, JUNE 18, 2019
Sacramento River - Lower

The Sacramento River in Redding is in great shape and is producing some great catch and release rainbow trout action for our clients.  Justin fished the Sac again today and as the pics show, his guys had a blast.  Salmon roe cured in Pautzke BorX O Fire makes awesome trout bait and we're also seeing a good bite on artificials....
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