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Central Valley Rivers

American River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-01-29 22:07:29

So low an emergency closure is being proposed.

Previous Report: 2014-01-15 20:43:01   Previous Report: 2014-01-08 21:29:02   Previous Report: 2013-11-13 18:20:11   Previous Report: 2013-11-07 13:13:34   Previous Report: 2013-10-23 16:00:36  

Feather River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-04-09 21:00:46

River is low but there are a lot of striped bass in the system. Boating is precarious. Johnson’s Bait & Tackle (530) 674-1912

Previous Report: 2014-04-03 05:29:07   Previous Report: 2014-03-26 21:54:11   Previous Report: 2014-03-19 20:48:23   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:35:48   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:22:04  

Sacramento River (Colusa) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-04-09 21:01:45

Striper bite is good from Colusa to Verona. Shore anglers use live minnows and cut baits. Bass are in the 7 to 8 pound range. Sturgeon bite continues to be very good in the same stretch of river.  Kittle’s (530) 458-4868;  Scott Feist (530) 923-2634, ScottFeist@FeistyFish.net

Previous Report: 2014-04-03 05:30:12   Previous Report: 2014-03-26 21:54:57   Previous Report: 2014-03-19 20:49:17   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:36:37   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:22:38  

Sacramento River (Red Bluff to Chico) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-01-22 21:15:48

Trout fishing has been decent near Chico. Juvenile steelhead from the Coleman hatchery in the eight to 16 inch class are in the area and taking dry flies. Fish First (530) 343-8300

Previous Report: 2013-11-27 16:46:43   Previous Report: 2013-11-13 18:24:45   Previous Report: 2013-11-07 13:14:24   Previous Report: 2013-10-30 21:27:09   Previous Report: 2013-10-23 16:02:18  

Sacramento River (Sacramento) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-04-09 21:02:14

Stripers are being caught from the deep water channel with blood worms. Sardines and pile worms get striper near Freeport. Most are in the four to eight pounds. Jumbo minnows will work. Freeport Bait (916) 665-1935

Previous Report: 2014-04-03 05:30:55   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:37:24   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:23:09   Previous Report: 2014-02-26 21:36:15   Previous Report: 2014-02-19 21:55:01  

San Joaquin River (fresh water river)
Updated 2013-10-30 21:28:32

Stripers are gorging on shad from the mouth of the Mokelumne to the Antioch Bridge. Anglers have reported 100 fish days while spooning over balls of bait.  Don Paganelli (916) 502-3474, http://www.guidebass.net

Previous Report: 2012-09-26 20:14:47   Previous Report: 2012-08-30 07:16:43   Previous Report: 2012-08-16 13:27:50   Previous Report: 2012-05-16 20:50:05   Previous Report: 2012-05-09 21:30:47  

Yuba River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-03-05 21:23:28

High, muddy and unfishable.

Previous Report: 2014-02-26 21:37:02   Previous Report: 2014-02-19 21:55:32   Previous Report: 2014-01-22 21:14:24   Previous Report: 2013-07-31 19:35:49   Previous Report: 2013-07-24 22:34:28  



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