Nor Cal and Southern Oregon Fish Reports

Shasta's good bite continues!
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 22, 2023
Shasta Lake

More good fishing to be had on Shasta Lake this week!  We're consistently getting 10-15 trout in the fish box, some going 4-5 lbs.  The morning bite has been the best and we're seeing a much slower afternoon bite this week.  Side planers are still taking most of our fish due to the fact the trout are sitting in the top...
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Siskiyou and Whiskeytown are on the bite
by Scott Caldwell, MAY 21, 2023
Whiskeytown Lake

The past ten days have been some fabulous fishing and weather. Lake Siskiyou and Whiskeytown Reservoir are both producing quality Trout and Kokanee. The weather can't be beat right now. It has been cool in the mornings then rising to upper 80's. Sunrise on the water with coffee perking is the best. Whiskeytown is now producing quality Kokanee and good numbers of...
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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 .
Another deck full of Stampede kokanee
by James Netzel, AUGUST 26, 2022
Stampede Reservoir

Another deck full of Stampede kokanee. There was an armada today all fishing within 100 yds. If they would spread out a bit, fishing would be easier. My technique for today was do my best to stay outta the way. Just skirt around the edges In open water. Then I found a pod of fish shallower holding to structure and...
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