Sac River salmon fishing report Dave Jacobs August 13, 2016 Fishing Report Sac River salmon fishing report. Here is a quick Sac River salmon fishing report from Sac River salmon fishing guide Dave Jacobs. The Sac River Fall salmon run did start out dead slow in mid July and early August but there are beautiful hard fighting king salmon beginning to trickle in near the spawning grounds. The Sac River is home to one of California’s biggest Fall run returns of king salmon and Sacramento River salmon fishing guide Dave Jacobs is looking forward to putting many clients into many king salmon for the next few months. The Sacramento River king salmon average 12 to 20 pounds and there seem to be some really large kings showing already. Sac River fishing tips. The best bets for catching these king salmon will be roe/puffball combos and sardine wrapped kwikfish style lures. A good choice is the Brads Killer Fish in the KF-15 and KF-16 sizes. Back bouncing and drifting are the two top producing techniques on most days while Sacramento River salmon fishing. Fresh sardine wraps are recommended for success on the Sacramento River. Pictured is another Sac River king salmon caught with Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service recently.