Hot bite on a cold day at Shasta Lake!

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Shasta Lake adult rainbows are making their way back into the main body of the lake to fatten up on Shad after they have spawned!
Photo Credit: Capt. Jeff Goodwin

by Jeff Goodwin

Today we fished Shasta Lake and were targeting rainbow trout in the wind and rain.  It was on and off as far as the rain goes, but the bite remained pretty consistent.  The bass were very active and getting spoons down past them to the trout was difficult at times. Water temps in Shasta are up around the mid 60's and the water color is great!  We're starting to see some nice rainbow trout and it should just get better from here on out!  I fish Shasta year round and can accomodate two person parties or large groups if thats your plan!  I have plenty of openings in the months ahead so give me a call to check availability for any day your group may want to fish...  Tight lines!  

Jeff Goodwin is a full time Northern California fishing guide.  He guides year round for salmon, trout, steelhead, Kokanee, and bass on Northern California rivers and lakes. He fishes many bodies of water in the Redding area, but also guides the Sacramento River and Feather River during certain times of the year. Jeff can also be found on the California coast chasing ocean fresh King salmon and steelhead each year. To learn more about the fishing trips Jeff has to offer, please visit Jeff Goodwin's Guide Service.  You can also find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, or please feel free to call him anytime at (707) 616-1905.

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