Shasta is overflowing and fishing is good!

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Brown Trout
Here come the big bites!
Photo Credit: Captain Jeff Goodwin

by Jeff Goodwin

Shasta Lake is producing some multi pound rainbows and browns rt now and overall its pretty fishy.  Water temps are on the rise and we have triple didgits forecasted for the next several days.  Still waiting on the Shad which will bring the bulk of the lakes fish down to the deeper sections of the lake.  We caught fish at 20'-30' trolling spoons and Bay Rats, which has been a solid pattern.  I'm going to soak  some Shad tonight in Pautzke Fire Brine and get some bait in the water.  Rolled Shad really turns on this time of the year.  Stay tuned, we're gonna see some real brutes come to the net very soon!

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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