Category Archives: Valley

West Delta: Striper Bite Comes To Life

Fishing is good in the West Delta, but the weather has been challenging with hot temperatures and thick smoke at times. Trollers and bait anglers are nailing stripers, sturgeon anglers are finding success while working deep water.Striper fishing is steady in the West Delta with both trollers and bait anglers scoring limits most days. Most […]

Sacramento River: Salmon Fishing Ranges From Fair To Good

Salmon fishing has been consistently fair for anglers fishing from Woodson Bridge to the Barge Hole. Locals are hopeful, that the action will improve greatly in October.“There are good numbers of fish in places like the Barge Hole, but they just don’t want to bite,” related Mike Bogue Of Mike Bogue’s Guide Service. “We are […]

Lake Pardee: Fall Trout Planting Kicks Off

The Rocky Mountain Recreation Company stocked Lake Pardee with 1000 pounds of Mt. Lassen rainbow trout on September 18 after six weeks of no plants.Both shore anglers and boaters have been catching trout. Robbie Dunham of Koke Machine Guide Service reported three limits of rainbows on his latest trolling adventure. The fish fell for Speedy […]

Shasta Lake Trout Bite Sizzles For Anglers Trolling Thermocline

REDDING- The trout fishing at Lake Shasta has gone from good to outstanding in the span of a few days. The trout are now locked into the thermocline and are gobbling down shad. “The rainbow trout fishing is really good in the central portion of the lake. I’m finding the trout anywhere from 80 to […]

Heat, Smoke Results in Light Fishing Pressureraft

FOLSOM – A 5 mile per hour speed limit throughout Folsom Lake will go into effect when the reservoir reaches elevation 400′. The lake level was 411.76 feet at press time. The lake is holding 463,039 acre feet of water, 47 percent of capacity and 78 percent of average. Boaters need to use caution while […]