Sac River bank fishing!

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

Steelhead, Rainbow Trout
Fishing from the bank on the Sacramento River is fun and can be pretty productive as well. You don't need to own a boat to catch beautiful fish in Redding!
Photo Credit: JGGS Fishing Team

by Jeff Goodwin

Fishing for steelhead and trout is a popular fishing activity here in downtown Redding.  During the lower flow periods of the year, there is ample bank access for anglers who like to fish for steelhead and trout.  Caldwell Park is a popular fishing location and so is the area around the Sundial Bridge.  Whether you like to fly fish or fish with spinning gear, winter time in Redding offers plenty of opportunities for success.  JG Fishing Team Captain Kenny Turner fishes the banks of the Sacramento River here in Redding quite often and is very successful fishing from shore.  There are some tricks and techniques required to be successful for the beginner anglers, but the learning curve is short for most.  Make sure you read the fishing regulations and become familiar with the seasons and the gear restrictions.  if you're not comfortable with your interpretations of the reg's email us and we'll steer you in the right direction.  Thank you!

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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