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Almanor (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 15:59:38

Canyon Dam ramp open with a dock, USFS ramp open, no dock, Rec. 1 ramp closed due to low water, and Rec. 2 open, with dock.

Most recent action is with rainbows. Fish are holding closer to the top longer looking for any late hatch activity before going deep for smelt or fresh water snails. We have been working that top water until about 9:00 am. rigging fast action lures in the top 15 feet. at 3.2 to 3.5 mph. After 9:30 all hits came from 20 to 28 feet down, fishing in about 35 ft. of water along the Almanor Peninsula. Doug Neal: (530) 258-6732 http://www.almanorfishingadventures.com

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Antelope Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-05-28 21:23:36

Antelope continues to fish well with cinnamon Jay Fair trolling flies, Needlefish or Rapalas. (530) 283-2733

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Baum Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 16:00:01

Baum has been kicking out fun days of fishing almost daily. Best bite happens early in the day, then again as the sun gets low on the horizon. Great BWO hatch yesterday thanks to the rainy weather. We expect better fishing reports as the days get shorter and we close in on December. We don't expect the fishing to change to much over the next few weeks.  The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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Britton (fresh water lake)
Updated 2011-10-19 16:32:37

Britton is slow with little pressure.  (530) 335-2381

Previous Report: 2011-10-12 16:20:55   Previous Report: 2011-10-06 09:29:50   Previous Report: 2011-09-28 19:29:40   Previous Report: 2011-09-21 20:24:47   Previous Report: 2011-09-14 18:08:18  

Buck's Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-09-24 16:37:48

Lake continues to drop. Some browns and brookies are being caught outside the inlets. Little pressure here. (530) 283-2733

Previous Report: 2014-09-10 18:03:34   Previous Report: 2014-09-03 22:05:19   Previous Report: 2014-08-27 20:46:07   Previous Report: 2014-08-20 21:54:18   Previous Report: 2014-07-30 18:57:43  

Bullard's Bar (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-09-10 18:03:57

Launching is possible at Dark Bay. Kokanee are being caught upriver at 45 feet deep. Best colors are orange and pink. Season is getting close to ending. There are spotted bass around the marina and boat docks. Lake is 45% full. Emerald Cove Resort & Marina (530) 692-3200

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Butt Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-07-16 23:01:52

Small pond smelt are plentiful and fish are gorging. Only experienced fly fishers are succeeding. (530) 283-2733    

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Cassel Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2011-11-09 21:34:25

Cassel is on the slow side, no matter the offering. Baum is producing much better.  (530) 335-2381

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Davis (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-29 16:00:33

Fall fishing has started to improve. Mallard or Cat Fish Cove for bank. Coot bay, Fairview or Lightening Tree for fly. Trolling from the small island to a bit past the big island on the east side at about 8ft. Lake level is at 53% temp is about 55.Guide Ed Dillard (530) 832-6394; JJ’s Grizzly Store (530) 832-0270

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Eagle Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:41:18

Fishing continues to be very good. Trolling 4-6 feet deep has done well but there are trout deeper at 12 to 15 feet below the surface. Find success frolling shallow rock piles on the west side between Christie & Wildcat Point through Lake of the Woods up to Slough Point for the first couple hours then moving out to 35 to 49 feet of water. The trout are still pounding the bait fish but they are also working a fresh spawn of shrimp suspended  over the deeper water.  The fish being caught are healthy and fat and around 2 pounds but there are larger fish over 19-20+ inches and pushing more than 3 pounds coming from the rock piles and shallow ledges.  www.eaglelakefishing.net

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Fall River (fresh water river)
Updated 2011-04-28 06:02:20

No reason this shouldn't be a good trout opener option.

Previous Report: 2010-07-21 16:36:36  

Feather River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-06-11 21:12:25

North Fork of Feather along Highway 70 has good evening action. Yellow sallies, caddis and some stoneflies are present. Fish First (530) 343-8300

Previous Report: 2014-06-04 22:19:20   Previous Report: 2014-05-21 22:10:44   Previous Report: 2014-04-30 20:39:54   Previous Report: 2013-07-17 22:09:43   Previous Report: 2012-10-10 21:36:43  

Frenchman (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-10-15 21:34:37

Temperatures have cooled off, but fishing is still hot at Frenchman Lake. Briana Nickelson from Reno caught a 3.27 pound rainbow from the dam.
Bobby and John caught two 18" rainbows at Crystal Point with Power Bait. A couple reportedly caught a 2 ½ pound German brown in the creek. Trollers are doing well with nightcrawlers and dodger flashers. Wiggin’s Outpost  (530) 993-4683

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Frenchman Reservoir (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-04-23 19:15:39

Trout are close to shore and have been biting on worms and marshmallows. Chilcoot and Frenchman campgrounds are open now and hopefully all the campgrounds will be open by this weekend. The docks are in at both boat ramps.  Wiggin’s Outpost  (530) 993-4683

Gold Lake Basin (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-08-27 20:48:02

Trout fishing at Gold Lake and Sardine Lake is rated as fair. (530) 862-1297

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Hat Creek (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:42:09

Fishing on Hat Creek is at its best early, before the sun gets high in the sky and then right at sunset. Sparse hatches of #18-16 baetis and a few PMDs happen in the mornings. October Caddis are coming off near or after sunset. Lower Hat: Rim Rock Ranch (530) 335-7114; The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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Pit River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-15 21:36:05

Fishing continues to be great! October Caddis nymphs are working. So are dark colored stonefly patterns like rubber legs, Thurmanator Stones. Midge patterns in black/#18 are a good choice any day. So are #14-18 Pheasant Tail Nymphs! October Caddis are coming off at sunset and anglers are getting hooked up throwing top-water imitations such as Orange Stimulators in #8-10, Potter's Oct Caddis, and Skating October Caddis. The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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Sacramento River (Redding) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-29 16:05:15

The river is crowded with drift boats with anglers enjoying the egg bite. Don’t wade or anchor on redds, but if you find salmon, fish behind them. The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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