Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3813 June 7-21 2019 - Page 24

22 FRESHWATER June 7 - 21, 2019 FRESHWATER REPORTS: VOL.38 • ISS. 13 dead sticking 4 inch wacky rigged Senkos throughout the day. For maximum fun you can get in on some good topwater action early and late. I’ve primarily been using Rebel Pop R’s and floating Rapala minnow plugs for my topwater work,” tipped Pleece. At Scotts Flat smallmouth bass can be taken on topwater baits at first and last light. Plastic worms and 3 inch grubs will draw strikes throughout the day. For trout bank anglers are soaking PowerBait while trollers score with Rapalas and gold Kastmasters. anglers and boaters fishing the Sacramento River in the metropolitan area. ROLLINS/SCOTTS FLAT The best areas to target are LAKES Discovery Park, Trout & Bass Bite Well! Bryte Beach, the COLFAX- Fishing is going strong at Water Tower, both Rollins and Scotts Flat Lakes. and Miller Park. “I’ve been catching trout and bass at Anglers can Rollins Lake all day long despite the expect to hook fact that there has been more boat shad, a mixture traffic recently,” related Jason Pleece of of males and Meadow Vista. “My top trout rigs have females, in the been either a set of Vance’s Little Slim 1 to 4 lb. class, Willie Flashers teamed with a threaded along with an worm or a chrome and blue Cripplure occasional larger SACRAMENTO AREA trolled naked. I’ve been doing my trolling fish. Shad Lead Angling Parade from my kayak. Most of the trout have “Anglers are been 10 to 14 inch planted rainbows.” doing best SACRAMENTO – American shad “For bass you can catch numbers while throwing out 1/8 continue to offer the top action for bank oz. dart heads and 1/8 oz jigheads with 1-1/2 inch plastic grubs on sliding sinker rigs,” said Uncle Larry Barnes of Sacramento Pro Tackle. A variety of colors are working, including red/ Michael Allen hit Suisun Bay with Captain Hayden Mullins recently and white, chartreuse, nailed this hefty keeper sturgeon. champagne and Photo courtesy of DRAGON SPORTFISHING, Pittsburg. pink. “I normally like to use a two-hook drop-shot rig with a 10- foot leader to find at what depth the shad SANTA CLARA VALLEY are holding at,” advised Alan Fong at the LAKES Fisherman’s Warehouse. “Once you find the correct depth with the right weight, you Calero, Anderson Lakes Yield can get a hook up nearly every cast.” Top Largemouth Action Most anglers are concentrating on COYOTE – If you want to hook and striped bass, but you can still hook release largemouth bass, you should stripers at Miller Park and Discovery Park. head to Calero or Anderson reservoirs. Boaters should drift jumbo minnows and “The crappie bite at Calero has anchor fish with cut baits, while bank slowed down, but anglers are hooking anglers should toss out bloodworms and largemouths in the 1 to 2 lb. range,” said pileworms from the bank. Bryant was fishing at Camanche’s South Pond this spring when he landed this 10 plus - Dan Bacher Armando Gutierrez at Coyote Bait and pound rainbow! Tackle. “Shad imitation lures, including Photo courtesy of the LAKE CAMANCHE RECREATION AREA, Lake Camanche. Keitech swimbaits, square bill crankbaits and spinnerbaits, are working the best. Fishing drop shot rigs with Robo Worms is Powered by Clean, Quiet, Dependable Honda 4 Stoke also work a try.” Outboards. Now available in 2 hp. to 250 hp. Models... “Anglers are still picking up a few the right outboard motor for any boating need. crappie averaging around 1 pound while using Canyon Jigs around brush and cover,” he noted. Anglers fishing Anderson Reservoir are experiencing similar action. “Boaters are picking up largemouths ranging from 1 GREGOR SPORTSMEN GREGOR 18’ & 20’ to 3 pounds while fishing drop shot and Texas rigs.” 16 & 18 WT EAGLE Anglers are also landing some largemouth bass at Coyote while using the same methods being employed at CONTINUED FROM PG 21 GREGOR SALES EVENT Affordable Selection • EZ-Financing • Call Now! CONTINUED ON PG 23 WE MAKE IT WORTH THE DRIVE This Isn’t Grandpa’s Gregor. It’s Classy, Rugged, Lightweight But Heavy Duty! TAHOE SPORTFISHING est.1953 Lake Tahoe’s Largest Fishing Fleet year-round fishing GREGOR 15’ & 17’ TALON Trade-Ins Are Welcomed. Call Now For Details. GREGOR 17’ & 20’ OSPREY Half & Full Day Charters single fisherman to large families & private parties We supply everything you need to fish! Mackinaw Kokanee Salmon Rainbow Trout Brown Trout WE MAKE IT WORTH THE DRIVE WE MAKE IT WORTH THE DRIVE (916) 652-1660 3320 Boyington Rd. at Penryn in Loomis, CA 3813 For optimum performance and safety, read the Owner’s Manual before operating your Honda Marine Product. Always wear a personal flotation device while boating. • Call or Book Online (530) 541-5448|@tahoesportfishing