Father And Son Double Hookup

Check out this father and son double hookup on king salmon.This fishing video was shot by salmon fishing charter SalmonSacRiver. It features salmon fishing guides Ryan Tripp and Mike Rasmussen having a little fun fishing time.

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Share The River Respectfully!!

Salmon fishing guide Ryan Tripp navigates the Sacramento River in a 22ft Koffler Jet Boat. Learning proper boating and river etiquette is important for all of us that share the local waterways here in Northern California.

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“The Net Man”

The “Net Man” is either the hero or the zero when it comes to fishing. Pictured above is a underwater photo of a Spring Run Chinook Salmon pulling away from a swooping net. The photograph was taken this week on the Trinity River. Salmon fishing guide Mike Rasmussen took the underwater action shot.

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Trinity River Salmon Season Opens With A Bang

It has now been 10 days of lights out salmon fishing here in Northern California. The Trinity River opened to a postponed start to the Spring Run Chinook Salmon On July 1, 2019. Plain and simple, it did not disappoint! Despite the CDFW’s emergency closure to the taking of salmon on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers until July 1, 2019 and shortening the sport fishing season by a little more then a month. Anglers fishing for these “springers” ( Spring Run Chinook Salmon) have had daily success. Both from the bank and the driftboat. Quality, bright chrome, king salmon have been reported being caught by local bank anglers. Who have had most of their success on cured salmon roe. Although, chucking spinners has also produced a number of these highly aggressive springers.

Salmon fishing guide Ryan Tripp reviving and releasing a beautiful Trinity River spring run chinook salmon. July 8, 2019

Salmon fishing guide Ryan Tripp reviving and releasing a beautiful Trinity River spring run chinook salmon. July 8, 2019

Now ten days into the 2019 salmon season on the Trinity River fishing guides Mike Rasmussen and Ryan Tripp have moved themselves up river. The two are targeting these newly arriving springer salmon. They are fishing out of drift boats near Del Loma, Ca on the Trinity River. Both salmon fishing guides are reporting excellent salmon fishing and has been since the season opener on July 1, 2019. And the great fishing is expected to stay good for several more weeks. Fishing guide Mike Rasmussen has been catching 90% of his springers on plugs. Where as the rookie guide Ryan Tripp has found tremendous succsss bouncing back and fourth, using cured eggs and back bouncing plugs. The rookie salmon fishing guide got off to a good start on his first season on his own. Averaging over ten of these feisty springers a day, since the season opener. The rookie has managed to hit the 100 salmon caught mark, ten days into the 2019 salmon season.

Salmon fishing should hold strong in the next few weeks before peaking out. Much of the same salmon fishing action can be expected in the weeks to come, as fish move up river near Lewiston, Ca. Current salmon fishing reports can be found on the Current Fishing Report page of SalmonSacRiver.com or with Trinity River salmon fishing guide Dave Jacobs at sacramentofishing.com

This California Spring Run Chinook Salmon swims at the drift boat prior to being netted by fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of  SalmonSacRiver.com . The Klamath and Trinity River systems are the only remaining rivers in California where anglers are allowed to target and posses Spring Run Chinook Salmon.  You can book a Trinity River guided salmon fishing trip with Dave Jacobs at  (530)646-9110  or  sacramentofishing.com

This California Spring Run Chinook Salmon swims at the drift boat prior to being netted by fishing guide Mike Rasmussen of SalmonSacRiver.com. The Klamath and Trinity River systems are the only remaining rivers in California where anglers are allowed to target and posses Spring Run Chinook Salmon. You can book a Trinity River guided salmon fishing trip with Dave Jacobs at (530)646-9110 or sacramentofishing.com

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While We Wait For The Upcoming Salmon Season!

The Fall Run Chinook Salmon season opener on the Sacramento River is just around the corner. Only less then a month away for Northern California anglers. Many fishermen eagerly await the July 16, 2019 opening day. With high expectations, considering all the hype and good press surrounding this years return of adult chinook salmon expected to return to spawn in Northern California and it’s major tributaries of the Sacramento Valley. Salmon fishing enthusiasts and sport fishing guides, as well as the owners of daily fishing charters, all make their necessary preparations to be ready for the upcoming salmon season. As a result of all this in house preparation and maintenance, Northern California rivers become very quiet. Boat traffic from anglers is minimal, and fishing takes a back seat to preparing for the arrival of the King Salmon. Fact of the matter is, some of the best fishing and fast action is to be had in this month prior to salmon season’s opening day.

Fishing Guide Dave Jacobs  tel:530 646-9110  of  salmonsacriver.com  watches as client Bruce Jenkins gets his picture taken by fishing guide Mike Rasmussen. American Shad fishing on the Sacramento River has been red hot this week. June 21, 2019

Fishing Guide Dave Jacobs tel:530 646-9110 of salmonsacriver.com watches as client Bruce Jenkins gets his picture taken by fishing guide Mike Rasmussen. American Shad fishing on the Sacramento River has been red hot this week. June 21, 2019

Fishing for Sacramento River fish species such as trophy rainbow trout, post spawn and highly aggressive striped bass, and the “poor mans steelhead” ( American Shad ), offer fast action and lots of fun. Any or all of these species either fished for individually or in conjunction with each other will leave you more than satisfied with your time spent on the water. The high output Trophy Rainbow Trout and American Shad fisheries, that offer dozens of fish brought to the boat in a short time, are very popular with customers who have the desire to just “catch”. Early morning hours and the last hour before dark can also be rewarding. When targeting the highly aggressive and heavily feeding post spawn striped bass that have moved into the upper Sacramento River. Following the spring spawn down river near Colusa, Ca. Generally speaking from Woodson Bridge near Corning, Ca north to the canyon region of the Sacramento River. Including the communities of Bend, Ca and Cottonwood, Ca. Post spawn striped bass are even reported being caught farther up the Sacramento River near the city of Anderson, Ca. Where local angler Jeremy Ross hs been producing quality stripers on the fly ( imitation juvenile salmon fly patterns can be purchased locally at The Fly Shop theflyshop.com in Redding, Ca ) and on top water baits like the Zara Spook heddonlures.com . The majority of his success has centered around the Interstate 5 bridge over the Sacramento River just North of Anderson, Ca.

Fly fishing has become very popular when targeting striped bass on the Sacramento River in the summer months following the spring spawn.

Fly fishing has become very popular when targeting striped bass on the Sacramento River in the summer months following the spring spawn.

Combination fishing trips including any and or all of these fish species mentioned in this blog, or any one of these species individually are being offered by Sacramento River fishing guide Dave Jacobs of salmonsacriver.com. In conjunctions with sacramentofishing.com. These action packed trips will be offered through the remainder of June, 2019 and into July, 2019. Stopping the weekend prior to the July 16, 2019 salmon season opener on the Sacramento River. For reservations Dave Jacobs can be contacted on either of the two websites in the text above, by clicking the links. Or by calling 530-646-9110. Reservations for this upcoming 2019 salmon season are also being taken for the daily fishing charters targeting Sacramento River King Salmon.

Striped Bass angler Jeremy Ross from Cottonwood, Ca holds up a striper he caught while fly fishing the Sacramento River near Anderson, Ca.

Striped Bass angler Jeremy Ross from Cottonwood, Ca holds up a striper he caught while fly fishing the Sacramento River near Anderson, Ca.

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American Shad!! All You Want!!

If you enjoy fishing as a sport, past time, or as a escape from the daily grind, you share common ground with millions of fellow Americans. You are part of the most popular sport in this country. As anglers we target many different species of fish, and fish in various bodies of water. Fresh water, salt water, rivers, lakes, and streams. Success isn’t guaranteed and varies from trip to trip. The commonly used phase “it’s called fishing, not catching” is used throughout the fishing communities when success is non existent. “You should have been here yesterday”, also a popular phase used for a tough day spent on the water. Although unsuccessful fishing trips happen and are a reality of the sport we all enjoy, success in fishing is just as much a part of the sport. These are the days we choose to remember and the reason for returning to the water to fish again.

Dave Jacobs of  www.sacramentofishing.com  prepares to net a American Shad being fought by client Bruce, from Corning, Ca. June 20, 2019.

Dave Jacobs of www.sacramentofishing.com prepares to net a American Shad being fought by client Bruce, from Corning, Ca. June 20, 2019.

When it comes to just wanting to catch fish for the sake of getting a rod bent, to feel the head shake, to hear the drag pulling, and in today’s case for a photo that can be shared to social media platforms. The hard fighting and very plentiful American Shad are hard to beat. Migrating annually from the Pacific Ocean into the major tributaries of the Sacramento Valley like the Sacramento, American and Feather Rivers. This East Coast transplant called ( “bunker” ), can be found in very large numbers as they gather to spawn here in Northern California. Not to mention they are extremely fun to catch. Related to the herring family they are hard fighting, plentiful; these fish provide more than enough action to keep fishing enthusiast of all skill levels grinning from ear to ear. Fast and consistent action make targeting these fish great for children and new comers to the sport. Providing plenty of steady action, keeping anglers entertained and more than happy to return to the water for more action. American Shad aren’t known for their table fare and are considered more of a catch and release fish species on most accounts. As far as just catching fish while out fishing, the American Shad are hard to beat.

This hat trick of American Shad were caught on the Sacramento River near Red Bluff, Ca on June 20, 2019. Sacramento River fishing guide Dave Jacobs  www.sacramentofishing.com  holds up the net after a triple hookup.

This hat trick of American Shad were caught on the Sacramento River near Red Bluff, Ca on June 20, 2019. Sacramento River fishing guide Dave Jacobs www.sacramentofishing.com holds up the net after a triple hookup.

Our daily fishing charters on the Sacramento River have been focused around Corning, Los Molinos, Red Bluff, Hamilton City, Chico, Ord Ferry and Butte City California areas. Our fishing guides working this stretch of the Sacramento River are fully equipped, with all light action rods/reels and terminal tackle provided for their clients. As well as extensive local knowledge of the Sacramento River waterways and run timing of these American Shad. Clients can expect a action packed, and extremely eventful day of fishing. Regardless of fishing experience or skill level. 40 to 50 of these hard fighting, scrappy fish can be expected to make it to the net during your trip. Great for family groups and young children, as well as fly fishermen and angling enthusiasts. This years run of American Shad is concidered to be reaching its peak, and will remain at its peak through the first week of July, 2019. Plenty of opportunities are still available for reservations to join one of the daily fishing charters. Contacting Dave Jacobs of www.salmonsacriver.com by visiting the website, or by calling 530-646-9110 will allow you to reserve a fishing charter for the day you choose.

Fishing Guide Mike Rasmussen takes a photo of himself and client Bruce. The duo are actively fighting a double hookup of American Shad they hooked while fishing on the Sacramento River near Bend, Ca. June 20, 2019

Fishing Guide Mike Rasmussen takes a photo of himself and client Bruce. The duo are actively fighting a double hookup of American Shad they hooked while fishing on the Sacramento River near Bend, Ca. June 20, 2019

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2019 Salmon Season Looking Promising!

Northern California salmon anglers have a reason to get excited about the upcoming 2019 salmon season on the Sacramento River and Feather River, here in the North State. A very positive “fall run chinook salmon” abundance report has been released by the PMF (Pacific Marine Fisheries) this spring. Forecasting much higher run returns to the interior Sacramento Valley and its major tributaries. Great and exciting news for sport fishing guides and recreational anglers looking to target the chinook salmon in Northern California rivers this upcoming 2019 salmon season. Scheduled to start on July 16, 2019 for the Sacramento River and Feather River. Running consecutively through the season closure dates of October 31, 2019 on the Feather River, and December 16, 2019 on the Sacramento River. As added confirmation to the expected higher then usual number of returning fall run chinook salmon into Northern California water ways. The CDFW ( California Department of Fish and Wildlife ) https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/fishing/ocean/regulations/salmon has doubled the daily bag and possession limits for returning king salmon for Northern California anglers. Allowing two king salmon per day per person and a possession limit of four king salmon per person for anglers fishing more then one day at a time. Suggesting that a strong and abundant run of king salmon will more then likely show up for this years season.

Sacramento River King Salmon Fishing In Northern California sacramentofishing.com

Sacramento River King Salmon Fishing In Northern California sacramentofishing.com

As the July 16, 2019 opening day gets closer for Northern California salmon anglers. Sacramento River fishing guides like Dave Jacobs of sacramentofishing.com and now the new owner of SalmonSacRiver.com are preparing for a very busy and productive salmon season. Booking reservations for eager clients looking for dates and availabilities to join in on the daily fishing charters that run the entirety of the salmon season on both the Feather River and the Sacramento River this 2019 season. Dave Jacobs can be reached at tel:530-646-9110 for reservations and inquiries about availabilities for the daily guided salmon fishing trips.

Opening day (August 1, 2018) at the famous Barge Hole on the Sacramento River near Cottonwood, Ca.

Opening day (August 1, 2018) at the famous Barge Hole on the Sacramento River near Cottonwood, Ca.

Juvenile Fall Run Chinook Salmon Slaughtered By Striped Bass On The Sacramento River. May 6, 2019

Striped Bass are destroying Northern California Fall Run Chinook Salmon as you view this fishing blog. Please leave any comments or opinions on the embedded video shot on the Sacramento River in the last 48 hours.

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Sacramento River Fall Run Chinook Salmon Slaughtered By Striped Bass

Feel free to ring in on this crisis facing juvenile fall run chinook salmon being slaughtered by striped bass on the Sacramento River as you read this blog.

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