Fishing Articles


Baum Lake Trout lures, bait or fly
by Gary Heffley, NOVEMBER 17, 2021
Baum Lake

Baum Lake is a perfect location to spend a fall day.  Gorgeous fall foliage, a beautiful lake teeming with often willing trout and bald eagles and osprey soaring overhead.  Being adjacent to Crystal Lake Fish Hatchery this year-round fishery, a dammed section of Hat Creek in eastern Shasta County seldom disappoints.  And even if the bite happens to be off...
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Beautiful day on the pond!
by Valerie Aubrey, NOVEMBER 16, 2021
Eagle Lake

Beautiful day on the pond!! Launch is holding up great, surface temps 46-47F, orange jay fair trolling flies, orange rainbow runner dialed them in. Let some go too! Toplining & the deepest around 10ft. Tamara Spurgeon-Powell ok selfies are not our bag!! ...
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Launch ramps are open, trout and bass are biting
by Collins Lake Staff, NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Collins Lake

For those who asked for a launch ramp picture, today the water is just kissing the concrete on the main ramp (with gravel below) and it's currently still going UP about 2 inches/day. Launch ramps are open, trout and bass are biting and weather is forecast to be great for boats and kayaks now through Wednesday. ...
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Eagle Lake Trolling Jay Fair Flies
by Gary Heffley, NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Eagle Lake

The fact that we had excellent success trolling Jay Fair flies with Bryan Roccucci of Big Daddy’s Guide Service yesterday morning, 12 beautiful Eagle Lake Rainbows to 4 pounds only gives the bottom-line report of a trip about 4 years in the making. I had the pleasure of knowing both Jay and his son Glenn Fair, in fact writing an article...
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Current Conditions
by Collins Lake Staff, NOVEMBER 10, 2021
Collins Lake

Current Conditions - November 10th 2021 7-Day forecast has highs up to 70°, down to around 50° at night. Partially cloudy and sunny. Both launch ramps are open, fall trout plant started last Friday, weekdays are pretty quiet up here, this weekend isn’t full, and it should be beautiful all week! ...
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Nearly any predator that can get its claws, beak, or teeth on a juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) will try to eat these young fish as they migrate to the ocean – and as salmon try to evade one hungry mouth, they may be vulnerable to getting eaten by another. Predation is a complex topic in part because the behavior...
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