Shad are In

American River - Sacramento, CA (El Dorado County)

American Shad
Photo Credit: Jared Shakin

by Jared Shakin

Action is beginning to really pick up on the American River.  Shad are in, but still a little spread out within the river.  Anglers are consistently catching fish though!  In a couple of weeks they will be more concentrated and catch numbers will rise significantly.  Swinging some local fly patterns on a sink-tip line is my favority way to catch them.  If you are itching to get out on the water in the next month, call me for a fun, safe day of fishing (720) 785-4925.  

Contact Shakin Rods at (720) 785-4925 or email

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