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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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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Closing Day Salmon Fishing Report For The Feather River On October 15, 2017

A group photo of the guest that fished with Feather River salmon fishing guide Mike Rasmussen on October 12, 2017 at the Outlet Hole on the Feather River near Oroville, Ca. All Mike's fish were caught on Flatfish wrapped with sardine and back bounced to trigger the unforgettable strike of a king salmon.

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Feather River Salmon Fishing Report For October 6, 2017

Katie Rasmussen, daughter of Feather River fishing guide Mike Rasmussen holds up a brute of a salmon she caught while fishing the Feather River in late September 2017. Katie was using a T55 Flatfish made by Yakima Bait Co. to entice this nearly 30 pound King Salmon..

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Sacramento River Salmon Fishing Report And Feather River Salmon Fishing Report For Northern California Salmon Fishing August 27, 2017

The Feather River is pumping out quality kings on the daily for Nor Cal salmon anglers who put in their time and fish this river system which at current time is excellent salmon fishing, and the condition of the fish couldn't be better. 

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