Fish Sniffer Magazine Issue 4018 - Page 4

4 October 1 , 2021 VOL . 40 • ISS . 18

GO FOR

IT !

FARALLON ISLANDS … The

1 . rockfish and big lingcod bite is on fire ! Swimbaits and shrimp flies are doing the trick !

DON PEDRO … Epic fishing

2 . for holdover rainbows and king salmon to 6 ½ pounds .

LAKE BERRYESSA … Wide

3 . open bass action has been reported by anglers who are fishing deep with 1 ¾ oz Blade Runner Spoons .

NEW MELONES LAKE … The

4 . bass bite is wide open in early mornings and late evenings . Try topwater baits , crankbaits , and spinner baits .

GOOD BETS …
LOS VAQUEROS

5 . RESERVOIR … Big channel catfish are being caught as the plants continue in the reservoir . Try chicken liver , anchovies , and worms in the South Cove and off the pier .

RIO VISTA … Striper fishing is

6 . hot on the San Joaquin River . Trollers , pluggers and drifting live bait all are producing quality fish .

ENGLEBRIGHT LAKE … Good

7 . numbers of rainbows up to 18 inches are being caught while longline trolling Rapalas .

BODEGA BAY … Rockfish

8 . limits and huge lingcod are the norm right now in Bodega Bay . Best baits are swimbaits for lingcod and shrimp flies for rockfish .

MOSS LANDING … Anglers

9 . are boating a variety of rockfish and lingcod are in the mix as well .

SLEEPERS …
FOLSOM LAKE …

10 . Spotted , smallmouth , and largemouth bass are all being caught . Finesse fishing around rock , points , ledges , flats and islands is your best bet .

SACRAMENTO RIVER …

11 . Anglers that are willing to put in the time are catching king salmon . Trolling and back trolling seem to be the ticket .

CENTRAL COAST …

12 . Lingcod are on the chew and consistent rockfish limits for most anglers .

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RIO VISTA … Rio Vista

13 . Bass Derby is set for October 8th – 10th .

NOR CAL TROUT

14 . ANGLERS CHALLENGE … Lake Amador on Oct . 9th . Don ’ t forget to check out AnglersPress . com for more details .