Fishing Articles


Collins Lake Fishing Report
by Collins Lake Staff, JANUARY 20, 2022
Collins Lake

We have gotten an early start on spring planting and have weekly plants scheduled at least until mid-May. Currently all of the plants scheduled are private plants which means bigger trout and more trophy sized fish than we typically get off the truck any given year. The lake is up substantially and is now approaching 20ft from spill. Surface temperatures are...
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Electricity What Would We Do Without It?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JANUARY 18, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

I am sorry I have not been able to make a report for all you great readers. As you are aware the power has been out for many of us both in Trinity County and in Humboldt Counties. Willow Creek just got their power back on January12, 2022. I am now trying to catch up. As we all know the...
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Brownie time at Baum
by Gary Heffley, JANUARY 12, 2022
Baum Lake

Early January at Baum Lake means it is time to enjoy catching planter sized brown trout, sometimes as the saying goes to “your heart’s content”.  Usually nothing to put on the bragging board but fun none the less.  A perfect time to introduce young ones to fishing or a chance to break in the recent Christmas new rod and reel. I...
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Beautiful Sac Rainbows with Capt. Big Waters
by Gary Heffley, DECEMBER 10, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

Few waters in Northern California produce the combination of quality and quantity of wild rainbow trout than is found on the Sacramento River in the Redding area.  For anglers in the know or those utilizing a quality guide having a shot at 25 plus hookups is a real possibility and probability on many days on the river.  Most of these...
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Still planting trout in December
by Collins Lake Staff, DECEMBER 10, 2021
Collins Lake

Still planting trout in December - Looks like the weather will hold out till Sunday Morning when we'll hopefully we'll get some much needed rain Until then, go catch a fish! ...
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Trout are still biting all over the lake
by Collins Lake Staff, NOVEMBER 29, 2021
Collins Lake

Just in case you were worried that the trout had died down, check out the triple limit that Trevor, Joe & Shane nailed down from shore using PowerBait this Saturday: Proving that it’s not limited to the sweet pungent smell of garlic PowerBait, Sean Sadek & Raymond Fritz of Yuba City caught a double limit trolling Rapalas on the east side: There’s...
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