Sacramento River Fishing Report For:Spring Run Striped Bass May 7, 2019

Top water striped bass action heats up this week with the warmer temperatures and a reliable food source coming down the Sacramento River. Pictured is Kyla Melcher from Chico, Ca as she retrieves a top water “spook” at sunset on the Sacramento River near Colusa, Ca. Striped bass fishing couldn’t get any better at this point in the 2019 season.

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Sacramento River and Feather River Fishing Report. For Spring Striped Bass! April 10, 2019

Fishing Guide Mike Rasmussen of SalmonSacRiver.com holds a keeper striped bass he caught while soaking bait on the Sacramento River near Colusa, Ca last week. Photo Credits from Ryan Tripp.

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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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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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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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Sacramento River & Feather River Salmon Fishing Report For: Northern California Salmon Fishing On August 16, 2017

Easy two person boat limit caught by Sacramento River salmon fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of Mike's Guide Service on August 14, 2017 while back bouncing K16 Kwikfish wrapped with sardine and fresh krill.

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Northern California Salmon Fishing Report For: August 3, 2017. Including The Sacramento River and Feather River

Ryan Tripp holds a 26 pound king as it finishes bleeding out after being caught on a Flat Fish with a sardine wrap on the Feather River near Oroville, Ca. The run is starting to trickle in daily and a nice grade of three year old salmon are on the move up the river with this full moon event taking place currently in the night sky.

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Sacramento River Fishing Report For June 25, 2017

Father and son enjoy a early Sunday morning spent fishing with Sacramento River fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of SalmonSacRiver.com. A early top water striped bass bite was just what the doctor ordered to start the day for this father/son duo who will be fishing American Shad for the remainder of the June 25, 2017 guided fishing trip on the Sacramento River. 

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Sacramento River Fishing Report: Striped Bass, American Shad, Rainbow Trout: For June 7, 2017 Northern California/Fishing Guide

Kyla Melcher from Cottonwood, Ca holds up a keeper striped bass she caught on the Sacramento River while fishing with SalmonSacRiver.com on a evening striped bass fishing adventure near Cottonwood, Ca. Kyla was bombing and dragging the A-Rig when she caught this spunky striper just before the sun was going to set on Northern California.  

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