9-10-2015 salmon fishing Sacramento River.

Sacramento River salmon fishing report

The salmon fishing on the Sacramento River has been improving daily as new king salmon move into the upper river. There has been good salmon fishing happening now with many more king salmon coming into the nets.  he average size has been 15 to 21 pounds with several very big salmon in the high 20’s and low 30’s.  Top guides like Dave Jacobs of Professional Guide Service have been boating four to six salmon a day with several more opportunities of lost fish.  The best Sacramento River salmon fishing is beginning to get good and will only get better as the run builds in September and October. Best bets this week have been back bouncing roe/puffball combos or sardine wrapped lures like the Brads KF-16 Killerfish lure. Drifting roe/puffball combos have also produced a few king salmon this week on the Sacramento River.

Sacramento River rainbow trout fishing

The best trout fishing of the year is just around the corner as October is without a doubt one of the peak trout fishing months on the Sacramento River. As the Fall king salmon arrive and begin to spawn, hundreds of Sacramento Rainbow trout will be on the bite on egg patterns like the hand tied glo bugs in various egg colors.  Both fly and conventional trout fishermen do very well in October from Redding down towards Red Bluff.  The best bets will be side drifting small egg patterns to match the salmon spawn in October. Anglers can also expect to see some hatchery steelhead mixed in that time of year as well while trout fishing on the Sacramento River.

This weeks Sacramento River salmon and trout fishing report is courtesy of Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service. For more local fishing information or to book a salmon or trout fishing trip, call guide Dave Jacobs at (530)646-9110 or visit the website at www.sacramentofishing.com

pictured this week is another great example of the huge king salmon making their way up the Sacramento River now. Here is Brian Ruthman from Oakdale,  Ca. with a 29 pound Sacramento River king salmon he caught while out with guide Dave Jacobs o Professional Guide Service this week.

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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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