Sacramento River salmon run continues!

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

Sacramento River King salmon season rages on!
Photo Credit: JGGS Fishing Team.

by Jeff Goodwin

The weekend boat traffic on the Sacramento River below Red Bluff was rediculous.  That section of the Sacramento River just can't handle that kind of pressure without really killing a bite.  Numerous boats in holes big enough for just a few will push the salmon out of the holes and send them into the nooks and crannies seeking cover.  As a result few salmon were caught on Sunday.  Todays boat traffic was a lot lighter and Captain Justin Thompson was able to get a nice King salmon in the box for todays clients.  Its still super early in the season so we'll have good days and some not so bountiful.  Thats the way it goes this time of the year. I will say though that Captain Justin has been able to get salmon landed on every trip so far this season, with the exception of Sunday.  We'll be fishing King salmon every day this season and will have lots of great information to put out in our reports.  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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