Windy morning on Shasta Lake!

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Photo Credit: JGGS Fishing Team.

by Jeff Goodwin

Captain Justin and I fished clients on Shasta lake today.  We fished half day trips and have to admit the bite was slower than normal, at least before 11:00.  Some days the afternoon will pick up, but an afternoon bite wasn't and option today.  None of the fish we cleaned today had Shad in them, but plenty of plankton.  Its hard to get the bites we need when the trout are eating plankton and ont baitfish.  I'm seeing some shad on the surface, but they just havent't captured the interest of the trout just yet.  Fortunately, we're able to fish for salmon and find a few keepers each day.  Hopefully I'll have some good reports by weeks end.  In the meantime we'll keep working hard and scratching out fish day to day until it blows wide open!  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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