Shasta Lake trout and salmon bite picking up steam!
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 11, 2021
Shasta Lake

We're closing in on mid May and on low water years, Shasta Lake trout and salmon fishing really takes off.  We've been hooking 15-20 trout and salmon on most trips the past week and a half or so and the bite is just going to get more consistent as we head into June.  We had well over 40 takedowns today...
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Hot Shasta trout/Kokanee bite continues
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 9, 2021
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake saw a solid trout bite improvement this past week and the Kokanee salmon bite is going strong as well.  May is when we see our rainbow trout bite improve dramatically and this year is no exception.  Rainbow trout averaging 2 pounds make up the bulk of the days catch, but as we get closer to June we'll start...
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Shasta Lake trout bite picks up this week!
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 4, 2021
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake fished really well the past few days and both trips ended with quick limits.  We finished early Monday and today.  Lake surface temps are coming in at 65 degrees and I'm finding my bites in the top 20' this week.  The black ant hatch subsided the past few days so the bite definitely picked up.  The bigger fish...
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Sac River fly cast or spin!
by Jeff Goodwin, MAY 2, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

The Sacramento River in Redding is fishing really well and we're sitting on a handful of days in June that are available for both fly or spin fishing trips for wild rainbow trout.  The weather is nearly perfect every day in Redding as long as you're close to the water!  Fly and spin trips have been very productive for both...
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Hot summer bite on Shasta is right around the corner!
by Jeff Goodwin, APRIL 30, 2021
Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake is teeming with life on and below its surface.  The trout, salmon, and bass are all preparing for their summer stay down in the main body of the lake where they will gorge themselves with Threadfin Shad beginning very soon.  Right now the Crawfish and black ants are taking center stage as the predominant food source until the...
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Redding rainbow trout fishing, its time!
by Jeff Goodwin, APRIL 27, 2021
Sacramento River - Lower

The Sacramento River in Redding is fishing very well with both fly and spin gear.  Double digit hook ups daily are the current conditions and its going to hold well into summer.  This trip is available in a drift boat or large power boat for the larger parties.  We have plenty of flows rolling through town now so either fishing...
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