Nor Cal and Southern Oregon Fish Reports

Come an catch Klamath Steely Smiles while you can
by Scott Caldwell, NOVEMBER 26, 2023
Klamath River - Upper - CA

Today marks 50 straight days on the water. The fish are biting, as they always have for the past 30 years.  This fishery is amazing and it is my life. I've not spent more time anywhere in my life. It is going change. It may happen in January and my steady eddy will be no more, but until it changes, I...
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Fall/Winter Season Bite Improves!
by Jeff Goodwin, NOVEMBER 15, 2023
Shasta Lake

We finally experienced an easy day on Shasta after a pretty tough week last week. Yesterdays limits came mostly on side planers with 1-3 oz snap weights. @trinidadtackle23 Optimizer Jr’s were the lures of choice as nothing more elaborate worked for us today. Water temps are in the high 50’s so hopefully we’ll see a more consistent bite looking forward....
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Boat limits of great Kokanee by 9:30
by James Netzel, AUGUST 2, 2023
Stampede Reservoir

Well that was easy!!! Boat limits of great Kokanee by 9:30 at Stampede Reservoir. Paulina Peak Tackle UV pink and green spinner and watermelon UV hoochie behind various P lite dodgers still my top presentations. Short leaders. 8-10” Derby in a couple days. That’s all I can give out right now. ...
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by Mario Gomez, JANUARY 28, 2023
Smith River

We have been working hard for our bites this week on just about every creek in the region. The fish have been closed lipped, but if you put in the time and grind on em they will bit eventually. The photos below are a pretty good representation of what you can expect for the remainder of the month. The rising...
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King Salmon on the Sacramento River
Sac River Guide
by Kirk Portocarrero, DECEMBER 26, 2022

Sacramento River

This is the end of the week for King Salmon on the Sacramento River this morning 9 year old Hanna caught her first fish ever ! Congratulations Hanna  back to the river tomorrow hopefully its not blown out .