Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3812 May 24- June 7 2019 - Page 4

2 May 24 - June 7, 2019 “When I am fishing a frog or flipping matted vegetation, I am throwing the new X-TCB 8 Carrier Braided Line form P-Line. It is critical to be stealthy with both techniques, and with P-line’s new braid, you can make longer casts and it is ultra quiet com- ing through the grass.” – Bass Pro Bryan Thrift PRO’S POINTER GO FOR IT! VOL.38 • ISS. 12 HOT BITES... 1. S.F. BAY HALIBUT… Live bait is available and drifters are hooking up. Work the central section of the bay for halibut to 30 lbs. Stripers are hitting too. 2. FOLSOM LAKE BASS… Anglers are catching largemouth bass to 5 lbs. Jigs, plastic worms and topwater plugs worked around rock piles are tempting most of the fish. 3. STAMPEDE KOKANEE… The kokanee bite is underway at Stampede. For limits of 12-14 inch salmon ,pull Wedding Rings behind dodgers from Mack’s and Vance’s. 4. CAMANCHE CATS… Big whiskerfish are on the prowl. For catfish to 7 lbs. anglers are using mackerel, night crawlers and chicken liver during the evening hours. GOOD BETS… 5. SAC VALLEY RIVER STRIPERS… The striper action in the Feather and Sacramento continues to be very good. Live minnows, plastic swimbaits and trolled Yo-Zuris are all working for bass to 9 pounds. IT ALL ADDS UP 6. LITTLE TRUCKEE TROUT… Fly guys are whacking rainbows and browns. Nymphs from size 12 to 14 work well all day long. Late in the day dry caddis imitations bring fish to the top. TO MORE FISH IN THE BOAT. 7. DELTA STRIPERS … Stripers are on the bite for both trollers and bait anglers. Trollers pull Yo- Zuris while bait anglers soak sardines, chicken livers and live minnows. 8. HALF MOON BOTTOMFISH… Anglers working the bottom with shrimp flies and jigs are landing limits of quality rockfish. Fair numbers of lings are falling to jig anglers. SLEEPERS… 9. LAKE AMADOR BASS… Big bass are on tap for anglers fishing early and late in the day. Large plastic worms and jigs work the best, but Spooks and swimbaits are hooking fish too. 10. BULLARDS KOKANEE… Kokanee to 13 inches are biting well. Apex Lures and Wiggle Hoochies teamed with Sling Blades do the damage. 11. BODEGA ROCKFISH… Long range rockfish trips are yielding heavy limits of hardheads along with some handsome bonus lingcod. Metal bar jigs teamed with flies work well. Scott Martin P-Line Pro-Staffer ~ 8-Time FLW Tour Winner 12. SHASTA ‘BOWS … The trout are on a good bite in the Sacramento Arm. Work the top 35 feet with shad imitating spoons for limits of trout to 3 lbs. COMING SOON... 13. EAGLE LAKE OPENER… Trout fishing kicks off at the trout fishing powerhouse on May 25. Trolling Sep’s grubs usually results in easy limits. P-LINE TACTICAL FLUOROCARBON Show up prepared for the battle: smoother, more sensitive, improved knot strength, stronger, and unmatched abrasion resistance. 14. P-LINE X-BRAID 15. BUCKS LAKE MACKS… The road is still closed due to snow at Bucks, but when it opens some epic trophy mackinaw fishing will be on tap for trollers and jiggers. SACRAMENTO RIVER SALMON…Salmon fishing will start on July 16. With strong numbers of salmon in the ocean, the opener promises to be outstanding. Delivers superior abrasion resistance, longer casts, vibration reduction and a near zero stretch factor for unparalleled power. www.P-Line.com P-Line Fihssniffer-Aug18.indd 1 16. FEATHER RIVER KINGS… Salmon fishing will start on July 16. Based on the number of salmon that arrived this spring, the early action could be great. 8/6/18 9:10 AM