Northern California salmon fishing.

This Northern California salmon fishing report is courtesy of Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service.

If you are looking to escape the Sacramento Valley heat and cool off take a look at the Klamath River of Highway 101 on the coast.  The Klamath River at its mouth has been fishing very good this past week as king salmon and steelhead leave its mouth and head upriver for the Fall spawn.  Drifting roe/puffball combos through the productive riffles as salmon move upriver works best.  Bank anglers are scoring on king salmon at the mouth of the Klamath River and at the Klamath Glen riffle in the mornings.  Boaters are scoring good salmon drifting in popular riffles like Cleveland, Brooks, Blakes and Starwin just to name a few.  The best water this past week has been mostly located below Blue Creek as it provides the lower Klamath with cooler water for salmon making their way upriver.  Most salmon have averaged 8 to 15 pounds this week with a few larger salmon 16 to 20 pounds mixed in.

Pictured today is Northern California salmon fishing guide Dave Jacobs and Jerie Semion with one of the many chrome bright king salmon caught this week on the Klamath River above Klamath Glen.

About The Author

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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