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Shasta Cascade Fishing Report

Week of: 6/18/18


If you would like to contribute to our report, please contact us at pr@shastacascade.org

(Our fishing report is updated as new information becomes available)


Please check 2017-18 freshwater sport fishing regulations and recent Trout Plants:

2017 - 2018 Fishing Regulations and info:

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/regulations

 Current Planting:  

https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FishPlants/

 

Baum Lake-- Trout fishing is pretty good on baits and flies.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Bucks Lake - Brown trout and kokanee have been providing fair action with anglers getting fish on reflective lures. Action also is good on rainbows.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News

 

Eagle Lake-- Trout fishing continues to be slow.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Fall River-- Good trout action reported for fly fishermen.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Feather River-- Sacramento River, in the Redding area, fishing for Rainbow trout is excellent for both fly fishing and spin fishing. Drifting roe is best bet for catching lots of fish.  We are producing nice size Rainbows, 16 to 20 inches,  with 15 to 35 fish days. Weather in the 70's.  For fly fishing, PMD's and Egg patterns are working well.  Some dry fly fishing in late afternoons. Weather has been prime for catching these beautiful Rainbows, water low and clear.

-Courtesy of Sac River Guide


Frenchman Lake -- Lake is open.  No current report.

 - Courtesy of Goodwin's General Store 


Hat Creek -- Trout action remains good on stone flies.

- Courtesy of Western Outdoor News

 

Keswick Lake -- Keswick Reservoir is open to fishing year round, and fishes well throughout the year. That said, we've found that the best times of year on Keswick are the winter, spring, and early summer, from November through June. Access on this stretch of water is very limited; our guides utilize jet boats to motor upstream and drift back down.

-Courtesy of The Fly Shop

 

Lake Almanor -- The water temperature is steadily rising, reaching the low 60s with the afternoon sun.  Water clarity is good.  Fishing pressure remains heavy on the northwest side of the lake, from the tip of the peninsula to Goose Island north.  The bite is slowing down and boats are beginning to anchor.  Anglers are slow trolling (1 mph) 'crawlers and Gulp! baits in the bottom 10 feet in water up to 50 deep to pick up a mix of browns, rainbows and salmon.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Lake Britton --  Producing fast action crappie fishing, with anglers getting easy limits.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Lake Oroville -- Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
By Tom Gronwall
Water Temp: 73-74, elevation 815.92

Water Clarity: Stained (2-4 foot visibility)

Report: Launched about 5:30 am at Lime Saddle and fished till 9:30 am. Tried the drop off again, not nearly as super as last trip, picked up just 8 fish, then went to N. Fork and got another 18 for 26 fish today. Size kind of sucked, just 2 14", with about half the rest 13- to just shy of 14", the other half 11-12" tiny ones. Surprised at how much algae is in the water, and so soon in the season. Some areas cloudy, with clump like algae, other areas clear as can be. Guess the algae is good for the hatch this year, as fry need food!! Water 73-74 range and with warmer water, so many runts along the shore line. Surprised again at how calm and no winds.

-Courtesy of Western Bass 

  

Lewiston Lake -- Trout fishing was pretty good for a kid's derby last Saturday, as most caught limits of small trout. The marina staff released about 40 rainbows from 3 to 5 pounds last week so fishing should see some big catches this week.

-Courtesy of The Fly Shop

 

Lower Sacramento River -- 

June 4, 2018- River flows are 9,000 CFS.
Rainbow trout fishing is excellent on the lower Sacramento River, in the Redding area. We are fly fishing and spin fishing daily.  
We are producing nice size Rainbows, 16 to 20 inches, with the catch varying from 15 to 20 fish days. Activity up and down throughout the day, mid day has been the best, lots of action.  Spin fisherman have been producing nice Rainbows, bouncing roe and Hot Shot lures. Weather has been prime for catching these beautiful Rainbows.  We fishing every day. Please call us to schedule your day on the river. 1-800-670-4448

-Courtesy of Sac River Guide

 

Manzanita Lake–  No current report.

-Courtesy of The Fly Shop

 

McCloud Reservoir -- No current report.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


McCloud River - No current report.

-Courtesy of The Fly Shop


Medicine Lake -- No current report.

 -Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Pit River - Fly anglers continue to have good action on most fly patterns.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News

 

Shasta Lake -- 

June 4, 2018  Shasta Lake guided fishing- Lake Shasta trout fishing.  

Shasta Lake fishing is fantastic for Rainbow trout and  King salmon on Lake Shasta, 50  - 80 ft deep, using lures.  
Shasta lake already producing huge trout. RED HOT FISHING !!!! Let's Go.
Awesome fishing on Lake Shasta. Great for the whole family. Fishing Daily.
For Bass fishing, focusing on coves, using Ricos and Poppers have been the best on the Pit Arm. Worms are still working well also.
This lake can be difficult to catch fish if you don't know where to go, let the pros show you. The Sac River Guide team produces amazing fish !
Summer months are excellent fishing months.  Lake Shasta has the best action for every level
of fisherman. Great for the kids and families. Fully covered, huge jet boats, and we are fishing 7 days a week.

 -Courtesy of Sac River Guide


Siskiyou Lake -- Fishing is slow.

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News


Trinity Lake -- Producing some great king salmon, kokanee salmon and trout. The kokanee are really small, but the kings are really running big this year.  Most are coming in at around 6 to 9 pounds.  It's been really good some mornings, but just when we seem to have them dialed in, the lake shuts off and it gets tough again. 

-Courtesy of Western Outdoor News

 

Trinity River -- The Trinity River flows are 100 CFS and steady.  The Trinity River fishing for steelhead is up and down, water is fluctuating.  Number of fish will vary on this river.
Call ahead for current report. We are spin fishing and fly fishing. Call us today to book 1 800-670-4448.

-Courtesy of Sac River Guide

 

Whiskeytown Lake-- June 13, 2018  
Boy, the last week it's been really windy. It makes it tough to get great fishing in, but we still managed to get a few fish! We are landing 7, and hooking 12, that wind just makes it hard. It is what it is!!  Call if your up for a trip. get a hold of Kirk:  530 515 5951

-Courtesy of Sac River Guide


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