The Sacramento River rainbow trout fishing report is as follows. Current Sacramento River releases from Keswick dam are 8000 cfs. The rainbow trout fishing Memorial Day weekend was crowded.  Wild rainbow trout fishing near Redding, California remained solid for both conventional light spin tackle fishermen and Fly anglers.  Sacramento River rainbow trout fishing guides Dave Jacobs reports good drift fishing on light spin tackle from Redding, California downriver through Red Bluff, California.  Best conventional fishing methods have been side drifting small hand tied glo bugs in various egg color combinations.  Side drifting small gold or silver flatfish lures in the f-4 and f-5 sizes.  Back trolling small hot shot lures in various colors have also worked. #50 and #70 sizes working best as reported by Sacramento River fishing guide Dave Jacobs.  Wild rainbow trout have averaged one to three pounds. Larger four and five pound trout have been mixed in. May and June are top trout producing months to fish.



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Professional Guide Dave Jacobs is licensed to operate in both California and Oregon. Dave Jacobs is a licensed guide with The California Department of Fish and Wildlife as well as a current licensed Oregon guide registered with The Oregon State Marine Board. Guide Dave Jacobs is also licensed to operate in the Rogue/Siskiyou National Forest on the upper Chetco River in Oregon, licensed to operate in the Six Rivers National Forest on The Smith River, Klamath River, Trinity River and South Fork Trinity River. Guide Dave Jacobs is also licensed with the Bureau of Land Management to operate on the upper Trinity River from Lewiston California downriver to Grays Falls on the Trinity River. Guide Dave Jacobs also holds a Merchant Mariner Credential with The U.S. Coast Guard and is certified in both CPR and First Aid. We are an equal opportunity provider.

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