Late fall Kings above Red Bluff

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

Sacramento River late fall King salmon caught this morning with Captain Justin Thompson!
Photo Credit: JG Fishing Team

by Jeff Goodwin

Late fall salmon fishing has been hit and miss, but we're getting bites every trip!  Its a day to day thing, but most days we're on the Sacramento River fishing for salmon we're getting chances to land some great fish!  Water conditions are still low and clear, but above and below Balls Ferry, we're finding plenty of deep holes to fish for salmon in.  The morning bite has been the best bet for a few bites and as the day wears on, the bite slows significantly.  We're fishing lures at first light and switching to eggs by late morning if the salmon stop hitting plugs.  Rain is in the forecast beginning Friday so we may see a little improvement in the bite after Christmas.

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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