Salmon Fishing for the Fall Run Chinook Salmon on the Sacramento River has skid to a halt for the most part, as the remaining few Fall Run Chinook Salmon on the Sacramento River disappear into their native creeks following last weeks rain storm, leaving the Sacramento River in idle for the time being. Every year this phenomenon exist on the Sacramento River and most salmon enthusiast and sport fishing guides put away their gear and switch to other outdoor activities like hunting, or lake fishing to name a few. After the exhausting few months of salmon fishing on the Sacramento River for the Fall Run King Salmon most salmon anglers are glad to see the season come to a end and life around the homestead return to normal. For the rest of us.....well we embrace the old saying "out with the old, in with the new." And we switch gears preparing for the arrival of the biggest and best looking King Salmon of the year on the Sacramento River. The Late Fall Run Chinook Salmon! Generally this distinct run of salmonoids up the Sacramento River will start being targeted by full time salmon fishing guides like Dave Jacobs of Professional Guide Service sacramentofishing.com and Mike Rasmussen of Mike's Guide Service salmonsacriver.com by the week leading up to Halloween, as these brand new and highly aggressive chinook salmon start trickling their way up the Sacramento River destine for Coleman National Fish Hatchery in Battle Creek, located near Cottonwood, Ca. Yet to have started targeting these fish, Rasmussen reports his expectations are to do so following the weekend's deer hunting traffic on the Sacramento River. Reports will soon follow depending on next weeks successes in the lower Sacramento River around the Colusa, Ca region of the Sac River.
The trophy striped bass fishing on the Sacramento River, for those who are willing to make a lot of repetitive cast for the chance at a striped bass over 20 pounds, is proving productive for those guides and anglers targeting the monster linesides that are now gorging themselves before the winters high waters. October and November are traditionally the best months for targeting these special striped bass weighing in at up to 40+ pounds. The time is now if one of these trophy bass is on your bucket list. Northern California striped bass fishing guides like Anthony Crawford (Got Fish Guide Service) and Billy Driessen (Driessen's Guide Service) have been targeting these quality striped bass for several weeks now and have been producing trophy class striped bass on a consistent basis throwing large glide baits and top water baits around the Tisdale, Ca and Knights Landing, Ca regions of the Sacramento River. Mike Rasmussen of salmonsacriver.com will start targeting these ferocious predator fish in the coming weeks as he incorporates the large striped bass with Late Fall Run Chinook Salmon trips he will be doing out of Tisdale, Ca at the Tisdale Weir Boat Launch. Many cast may be made in the course of a outing on the Sacramento River when chasing these highly sought after striped bass. But with a good guide that has local knowledge of the waters these fish are feeding in and some good old patience, your chance of hooking into one of these monsters is far from out of the question. Landing such a powerful advisory may be a whole different story....
November is the most scenic and serene time on the Sacramento River with many options open for the outdoorsman. November by far boasts the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets out of the whole year. Everyday starts with a crimson sky and ends with a crimson sky, truly a sight to see on the Sacramento River. Days are short and temperatures can be seasonably cold on occasion, but boat traffic is almost nil and non existent. If you like solitude while enjoying a day on the river this is your time of year. Call a Sacramento River Fishing Guide and see for yourself what may just be the most enjoyable day ever spent on the Sacramento River.
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