Sac River holes below Anderson filling with Kings!

Sacramento River - Lower - Redding, CA (Shasta County)

Only a few dates left in October. If you want to go to battle with some King salmon, now is the time to call!
Photo Credit: JGGS Team.

by Jeff Goodwin

Today we fished below Balls Ferry in Anderson and battled the wind a good part of the day.  Fishermen don't like wind and it can create some difficult conditions to fish in.  Fortunately there are enough salmon below Anderson to keep guides and anglers busy in a good way.  We caught a few fish on plugs today, but that bite shut down quickly, and the egg bite was pretty darn good for a lot of anglers.  I fished plugs a bit longer than I should have but when the nets started to come up in the holes fished with eggs, I quickly changed over and got some King bites fairly quickly.  The salmon that we're catching have been the system for a while, but they are big and they are really fighting hard.  These salmon are full of raw power and getting them to the net can be a chore for a lot of our clients.  Pure fun though and I highly recommend fishing this season.  Theres a lot of 20+ lb Kings around this year! 

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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