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Almanor (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-11-19 20:04:22

Fishing  pressure has been light, however there were several boats scattered around, and the radio reported a few decent fish caught.

Mostly browns with a few rainbows reported.

Fish are present along the east shore from the Dorado to Big Cove. Canyon Dam and the east shore has had the best action. Several browns over 5 pounds and one 7 pound rainbow.

Fast action lures, like #2 Needlefish in Cop Car, or 1/6 oz. Silver Hammer finish, and the red and gold Speedy Shiners often getting attacked.

Smelt are on the east shore because that’s where the plankton is, and that’s where the fish are. Most boats were trolling fast, 2.9 to 3.4

 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

Previous Report: 2014-05-07 21:46:17   Previous Report: 2014-04-30 20:37:52   Previous Report: 2014-04-23 19:14:04   Previous Report: 2013-09-25 20:01:15   Previous Report: 2013-08-28 22:29:47  

Baum Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-11-05 15:46:09

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. Take note. We are getting into the best time of the year to fish here. The midge hatches in December can produce awesome fishing! 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

Previous Report: 2014-03-26 21:51:54   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:28:29   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:17:54   Previous Report: 2014-01-29 22:03:24   Previous Report: 2014-01-08 21:19:15  

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 2014-11-26 14:01:26

Pretty quiet with little pressure. Action has been spotty. Anglers get a few one day, none the next. Boat ramp is icy in the morning with sub-20s temperatures. Need to have 4WD. Good quality fish are being landed but numbers are light. Guide Ed Dillard (530) 832-6394; JJ’s Grizzly Store (530) 832-0270

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Eagle Lake (fresh water lake)
Updated 2014-11-26 14:01:55

Fishing continues to be excellent. Lots of  18 inch trout and quite a few between 20 and 23 inches are being caught. Trollers get most action

in the upper 6 feet of the water column.  Flourescent orange continues to rule over water deeper than 35-40 feet.  Pike’s Point and Bay up toward Merrill is holding some nice fish as are Christie Bay, Wildcat Point thru Lake of the Woods and Shrimp Island. Shore anglers to great at Pikes Point. Use nightcrawlers  or brown or olive jigs under bobbers 3 to 5 fet deep.   Bottom fishing with Power Bait (garlic, rainbow, orange) is also producing. Circus Grounds and Christie to Wildcat Point have also been great water to fish. 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

Previous Report: 2014-08-20 21:55:57   Previous Report: 2014-07-16 23:08:15   Previous Report: 2014-07-09 22:52:58   Previous Report: 2014-06-18 21:18:08   Previous Report: 2014-05-14 20:58:36  

Hat Creek (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-12 16:32:41

Small dark colored nymphs in #18-22 are the top bug early in the day. A selection of PMD and BWO duns should be in your fly box. You can get fish to chase after a dun imitation near sunset too. There's almost always at least one curious fish hanging around near sunset. You will find the most consistent fishing/hook-ups near the Power House #2 riffle. Bigger fish can found hunting the flats at sun up and near sun down. River closes to fishing Nov. 15. Lower Hat: Rim Rock Ranch (530) 335-7114; The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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Pit River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-05 15:48:52

Anglers can do no wrong by fishing the Pit right now. Fishing has been great and we expect more good reports through the month. The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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Sacramento River (Redding) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-11-26 14:03:25

River is running at 3,250 cfs with 1 to 2 feet of visibility. Eggs and rubberlegs are the best offerings. Trout have been large. The Fly Shop (530) 222-3555

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