Big bows biting on Shasta Lake!

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Photo Credit: JGGS Fishing Team.

by Jeff Goodwin

Shasta Lake is fishing really good and we're seeing plenty of big fish in our daily mix.  Trolling spoons at 20-50' is picking up some great fish and we're seeing limits on the good bite days.  Even the tough days are now producing lots of bites making for some faster action fishing than we saw in much of April.  Its May, but the lake is fishing like its already June.  Thats great!  The trout are keying in on Shad and so are the King salmon.  As we see more and more Shad down in the main body of the lake, we're going to see the summer feeding frenzy continue to emerge.  Its time to book your Shasta Lake fishing trip!  

If you want a shot at a trophy rainbow or brown trout on Shasta this year, and we'll catch lots of them, I would encourage you to book your group sooner than later.  Our river salmon forecasts are really good this year and we'll be in high demand during the Sacramento River King salmon season. The Sacramento River really starts to get good by mid August and I think by then we'll have very limited dates available.  I can commit to fishing Shasta through August, but by Sepetmber all our guides will be fishing for river Kings.  Thank you!

Capt. Jeff G.

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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