Shasta Lake Trout are their summer feed bag

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Shasta Lake Trout are their summer feed bag
Photo Credit: Scott Caldwell

by Scott Caldwell

Shasta Lake is hot and not just the weather. Fat Shasta Lake Brown and Rainbow Trout are on their summer feed bag. They are gorging themselves on huge schools of shad, these hard fighting,  drag ripping, dinner plate trout have beautiful meat and are ready for the BBQ, oven or skillet. Let's put a limit of these fatties in your cooler.

I have been catching these fish between 50 and 100 feet trolling plugs and optimizer jr spoons in various colors at speeds between 2 an 3.5 mph. The hot scents have been ProCure threadfin shad and shrimp/krill gels. The Rainbow Trout are making up most of the action but I have been getting a few nice Browns as well. These Trout have been ranging in size between 2 an 4 pounds, with the occasional 5 to 7 pounder, that 10 pounder is out there too and waiting to be caught. They all put up quite the great drag ripping battle too.

Check out the pictures and enjoy. Give me a call 530 905 0758 or book online at just follow the simple instructions and I take all major credit/debit cards. 

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