Sacramento River Salmon Fishing Report For Northern California. September 16, 2018

This big King Salmon caught on the Sacramento River near Corning, Ca weighed in at 32 pounds. Fishing Guide Mike Rasmussen poses with the very large salmon caught by one of his clients in early September, 2018. This big buck salmon was caught while drifting cured salmon roe.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: Northern California Salmon September 3, 2018

Nick Kanabroki holds a show piece of a Sacramento River salmon he caught while fishing with salmon fishing guides Mike Rasmussen and Johny Eller (pictured above). The group was fishing the Sacramento River down stream of Woodson Bridge in Corning, Ca when Nick caught this picture perfect king salmon.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: King Salmon Fishing On August 19, 2018

Two happy clients of Mike’s Guide Service pose with a pair of salmon they caught during a double hook-up near Corning, Ca this week. Fishing guide Mike Rasmussen took the photo of the pair of anglers holding their pair of Sacramento River salmon.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: "Barge Hole" Opening Day Salmon Fishing Report: August 6, 2018

Opening morning at the “Barge Hole” on Northern California’s Sacramento River. Fishing guide Mike Rasmussen with Ryan Tripp show their clients a very entertaining time, at the opening day of salmon fishing on the Sacramento River above the Red Bluff, Ca diversion dam. Good times were had by all at the Barge Hole, this 2018 opening day!

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: King Salmon Fishing, July 30, 2018

The Sacramento River is back in action, and the salmon fishing remained solid this week. Salmon fishing guide John Pearl with salmonsacriver.com was on top of his game a week ago Sunday, when he plugged this bright king for his client. The arrival of this months full moon has more big groups of quality king salmon on their way up river.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: King Salmon, And Opening Day Projections: July 15, 2018

Kevin Sharrah, owner of www.kevinsharrah.com and designer of the https://www.salmonsacriver.com vinyl boat wrap on owner Mike Rasmussen’s Koffler Jet Sled kofflerboats.com , holds up a 30+ pound chrome Fall Run Chinook Salmon he caught on a August, 2016 on a salmon fishing trip with Rasmussen. The salmon season opener tomorrow will bring quality chrome fall run chinook salmon like the one pictured above, into the nets of eager salmon fishing anglers across Northern California.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report June 22, 2018

Dave Schlome from here in Northern California holds up a large female American Shad he caught fishing with Sacramento River fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of Mike’s Guide Service. Most of the American Shad and Rainbow Trout fishing has been taking place around Red Bluff, Ca this week.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For Striped Bass, May 10, 2018

Limits of the best quality and grade striped bass all season have shown up and are biting on the Sacramento River in Northern California. This pic was taken by Sacramento River fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of Mike’s Guide Service on May 2, 2018. Fishing the Tisdale, Ca area of the Sacramento River was very productive this week, and more great action is expected for the next couple weeks.

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Endangered Sacramento River Spring Run Chinook Salmon From Butte Creek Found Dead March 22, 2018

This single Spring Run Chinook Salmon from Butte Creek floats in circles next to dozens and dozens of other Spring Run Salmon who met the same fate at the mouth of Butte Creek at the Sacramento River at Wards Landing near Colusa, Ca. A catastrophic die off of returning adult Spring Run Chinook Salmon of the Sacramento River.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For Striped Bass. March 7, 2018

Big trophy sow striped bass are on the chow this week as they beef up for the upcoming spring spawn. This 30 pound sow striper caught by Nate from Lake County, Ca on March 5, 2017 was finally brought to the SalmonSacRiver.com jet boat after 10 minutes of trying to get her out of a tree. After being successfully landed a picture was taken and the big hen was released unharmed, back into the Sacramento River.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For: Trophy Striped Bass, March 2, 2018

Nate from Lakeport, Ca holds his personal best striped bass weighing in at over 30 pounds. Nate caught this trophy striper while chucking a 13" inch custom glide bait. Made by bait maker Gary Collins of Gcj Custom Lures. Late season slow sinking glide baits like the one pictured above gave striped bass fishing guide Mike Rasmussen great success this past week on the Sacramento River. 

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For Trophy Striped Bass: February 21, 2018

Bait Maker and Pro Bass angler Gary Collins from Lake Co. Ca holds up a 44 pound striped bass he caught on one of his custom made and custom painted 13 inch glide baits. Gary came with John Pearl and company to spend a day fishing on the Sacramento River with fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of Mike's Guide Service. This cow striper weighed in at 44 pounds and is considered to be as good as it could get for these trophy striped bass of Northern California.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For Striped Bass, And White Sturgeon. February 13, 2018

Sacramento River striped bass fishing guide Mike Rasmussen holds up a monster striped bass that tipped the scales at 48 pounds, and stretched the tape at nearly 48 inches. Rasmussen caught this beast the night prior to the picture above. Which was taken last Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The giant striper was revived and released after a few photos and 15 minutes of revitalization. Unfortunately the almost 60 degrees river temps and the strenuous battle proved to be to much for the old sow striped bass. She was found roughly three miles down river belly up, barely clinging to life. To far gone to save Rasmussen retained her for a skin mount. 

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For Striped Bass, And White Sturgeon. February 5, 2018

A rarely seen and seldom caught Sacramento River green sturgeon incidentally took the eel that was intended for a white sturgeon. Much different in appearance the green sturgeon has a much different shaped head, and very sharp blades on their diamonds. The DFW report cards also identify distinguishing characteristics of the highly protected and federally endangered green sturgeon of the Sacramento River. This sturgeon being properly identified was not removed from the river and released unharmed.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For White Sturgeon And Trophy Striped Bass!! January 26, 2018

Outdoor enthusiast and accomplished archery hunter Jeremy Ross from Cottonwood, Ca and life long friend and Northern California fishing guide Mike Rasmussen hold up a 66" inch oversized white sturgeon Jeremy caught while fishing with Dave Jacobs of Professional Guide Service sacramentofishing.com on the Sacramento River near Tisdale, Ca. Photo courtesy of DaveJacobs.

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Giving Credit, Where Credit Is Due! Who Taught You?

My teacher and mentor Dave Jacobs sacramentofishing.com, doing work this late fall salmon season on the Sacramento River near Cottonwood, Ca on one of the last days of the 2017 salmon season here in Northern California. I owe a great deal of my own success to Dave....Dave Jacobs is who taught me!!!

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For January 4, 2018

Joey Gamez Jr. holds up a scrappy Sacramento River steelhead he caught in late December, 2017.  Joey was casting a #3 Blue Fox spinner when he caught this native steelhead and was fishing just up river from Woodson Bridge in Corning, Ca. 

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