(Redding) The salmon bite isn’t red hot for Sacramento River anglers, but the fishing is productive for anglers that put in their time. In addition to the salmon, there are good numbers of steelhead in the system. “We’ve been getting … Continued
When I received word from Captain Manuel Saldana Jr. of MSJ Guide Service that he was catching salmon on the Feather River, I was eager to join him and try my luck. I met up with Captain Manuel and his … Continued
(Sacramento) After a flurry of solid salmon action two weeks ago, fishing in the metropolitan area has died down, at least until more late fall-run Chinooks show on the Sacramento River. “The water temperature has cooled down to 55 degrees, … Continued
(Rancho Cordova) Nimbus Fish Hatchery workers have counted a total of 2,765 Chinook salmon, including 789 jacks and jills (two-year-old fish), at the facility since the salmon ladder opened Monday, Nov. 2 Considering the low flows of 500 cfs, this … Continued
A lazy crowd of people were sauntering down Main Street in Rio Vista on a balmy October afternoon. I emerged from the waterfront holding a large fish. The crowd started to stir as I walked up to the Rio Vista … Continued
I’d like to tell you that I have a definitive answer about the importance of lure color, but I don’t. There are some clues that hint to how important color MAY be in certain situations, but beyond that, the influence lure color has when it comes to triggering strikes seems to be more a matter of faith than hard science.