Trinity River needs more rain!

Nice Trinity River hatchery steelhead caught while fishing with Captain Justin Thompson yesterday.
Photo Credit: JG Fishing Team

by Jeff Goodwin

The Trinity River is still very low and the two days of rain we got this week only bumped flows slightly.  There are steelhead in the Trinity, but the bites are tough with the current low and clear conditions.  With no rain in sight, its likely going to be without change until we get some rain sometime in December.  Captain Justin Thompson got his clients into a handful of good steelhead yesterday on the Trinity, but said it was tough fishing overall.  Theres still hope for a good season ahead, we just need some more rain.

Capt. Jeff G.

Jeff Goodwin is a full time Northern California fishing guide.  He guides year round for salmon, trout, steelhead, Kokanee, and bass on Northern California rivers and lakes. He fishes many bodies of water in the Redding area, but also guides the Sacramento River and Feather River during certain times of the year. Jeff can also be found on the California coast chasing ocean fresh King salmon and steelhead each year. To learn more about the fishing trips Jeff has to offer, please visit Jeff Goodwin's Guide Service.  You can also find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, or please feel free to call him anytime at (707) 616-1905.