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Central Valley Rivers

American River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-05 15:50:06

Salmon fishing is over. Some ½-pound steelhead are in the river but expect most of the run to come after November. Kiene’s (916) 486-9958, Bob Sparre (916) 863-5866

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Feather River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-13 08:20:57

Salmon are getting dark. There are few decent fish in the river but most have moved on to other endeavors. Hatchery steelhead in the 3 to 5 pound class are being caught with egg patterns on the Yuba and the Feather. Nightcrawlers or eggs will work in the low flow area of the Feather. Johnson’s Bait & Tackle (530) 674-1912;  Fish First (530) 343-8300

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Sacramento River (Colusa) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-05 15:51:32

The few salmon being caught are dark. Not many are pursuing the fish. Water has cleared but it’s low. Kittle’s (530) 458-4868; Johnson’s Bait & Tackle (530) 674-1912

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Sacramento River (Red Bluff to Chico) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-13 08:21:44

River has just a few inches of visibility. Best for trout anglers to let the water settle.  Fish First (530) 343-8300

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Sacramento River (Sacramento) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-01 21:10:41

There are salmon between Highway 5 and the mouth of the Feather. Water is starting to cool. Trolling spinners below Sacramento is accounting for some fish. Troy Barr (707) 372-7599. www.Fisht-roy.com

 

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San Joaquin River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-15 22:06:32

Stripers in the 8 to 10 pound range are being caught on the San Joaquin River near Stockton. Most are 22 to 24 inches. There’s action at Old River, but it’s spotty. Fresh shad is the top bait. H&R Bait & Tackle (209) 463-1938

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Yuba River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-13 08:22:20

Steelhead fishing is very good. Use egg imitations and enjoy steady action. Fish First (530) 343-8300 Johnson’s Bait & Tackle (530) 674-1912

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