Trout bite still good as usual!
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 23, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

The Sacramento River in Redding is in prime shape and the wild rainbows that live within its banks agree.  With flows currently at 9,200 cfs, theres lots of cool water to provide the right conditions for the thousands of wild rainbows that call the Redding stretch of the Sacramento River home.  Todays catch and release trip with Captain Justin Thompson was...
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Great morning on Shasta Lake!
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 20, 2021
Shasta Lake

Cooler morning temps on Shasta Lake have been a welcomed change this past week and today was no exception.  A cool breeze kept all of our clients very comfortable until about 10:00 when the sun started to beat down on our boats bringing a little sweat to the brows of our clients.  The first light bite was darn good and...
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Shasta Lake recreation is still a great summer option
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 19, 2021
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is still currently a great option for summer recreation and will remain so well into fall.  Yes the lake is down below normal water year levels, and there have been some adjustments to the boat launches and marina locations in recent weeks.  That being said, there seems to be a lot of misinformation surrounding its condition for recreational use...
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Sac salmon bite again today!
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 18, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

Captain Justin Thompson has a group that are visiting from Germany today and they've already got two nice King salmon in the box! its early season fishing and bites can be hard to come by, but Captain Justin almost always finds a way to get our clients on the salmon this time of the year.  Remember, its quality over quantity...
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Sac River kings, the morning after.
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 17, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

Back at it again the day after the 2021 King salmon opener on the Sacramento River.  Captain Justin had a group out this morning and found another crowded morning on the river.  A lot of grass and floating moss has made the plug bite pretty dificult because of fouled lines and plugs.  Gathering moss and aquatic grasses is problematic so...
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Great summer fishing on Shasta Lake!
by Jeff Goodwin, JULY 16, 2021
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is fishing quite well and we expect nothing to change, even with lower than normal lake levels this year.  We are catching rainbow trout, King salmon, Kokanee salmon, and the occasional brown trout.  Because of the abundance of available bait (Shad) this year, the trout and salmon are packing on their summer weight before preparing for the fall...
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