Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3813 June 7-21 2019 - Page 4

2 June 7 - 21, 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. 13 HOT BITES... 1. EAGLE LAKE ‘BOWS… Eagle Lake is open and it looks like it’s going to be a great season. Anglers are trolling up limits while using Sep’s Grubs, trolling flies and orange spoons. 2. SF BAY HALIBUT… California halibut are on a hot bite inside the confines of San Francisco Bay. Charter boaters hook up with live anchovies, while most private boaters pull frozen bait. 3. CAPLES RAINBOWS… Rainbow trout are on a great early summer bite. For fish to 20 inches troll small Rapalas or soak inflated ‘crawlers off the bank. 4. TAHOE MACKINAW… Mackinaw to 14 lbs. are being landed by trollers. Minnows teamed with dodgers have been doing the damage when trolled from 110 to 225 feet deep. GOOD BETS… 5. DELTA STRIPERS… You can troll, jig, plug or soak bait on either the Sacramento or San Joaquin side for limits of bass. The average fish go 5 to 9, but fish well over 30 lbs. have been reported. IT ALL ADDS UP 6. FOLSOM BASS… The spring bass bite is finally on and anglers are nailing lots of spots and hefty largemouths to 4 lbs. Senkos and finesse worms are the best offerings. TO MORE FISH IN THE BOAT. 7. SUISUN BAY STURGEON … The sturgeon bite is hot and the pressure is light. If you can deal with the wind you’ve got a good chance of hooking a keeper while soaking eel. 8. AMADOR BASS… Trout are getting the headlines at Amador, but bass are biting too. For largemouths to 6 lbs work the surface early and then switch over to dragging worms. SLEEPERS… 9. GOLDEN GATE KINGS… The salmon bite ranges from good to red hot. For limits of kings to 20 lbs anglers are pulling rigged tray bait anchovies from the top to 40 feet deep. 10. BODEGA ROCKFISH… Red hot rockfish action is on tap at Point Reyes and there are plenty of lings being caught too. Shrimp flies yield quick limits, swimbaits tempt the lings. 11. DON PEDRO COMBOS…TTrollers are scoring rainbows that run up to 20 inches and kokanee as large as 2 lbs. The fish are scattered from the surface to 40 feet deep and are hitting a variety of offerings. Scott Martin P-Line Pro-Staffer ~ 8-Time FLW Tour Winner 12. COLLINS LAKE TROUT… The trout bite is still going strong at Collins for fish to 7 pounds. Bank anglers are scoring early and late, trollers are working 20 to 40 feet deep in the main body. COMING SOON... 13. LAKE CHABOT CATS… With trout fishing destined to wind down, catfish action should pick up with the next shot or two of hot weather. Mackerel, liver and night crawlers are the best baits for whiskerfish. P-LINE TACTICAL FLUOROCARBON Show up prepared for the battle: smoother, more sensitive, improved knot strength, stronger, and unmatched abrasion resistance. 14. AMERICAN RIVER STRIPERS… July is one of the best times to hook massive trophy stripers in the American. Trout pattern swimbaits, Pencil Poppers and live pike minnows are the best offerings. P-LINE X-BRAID Delivers superior abrasion resistance, longer casts, vibration reduction and a near zero stretch factor for unparalleled power. 15. SACRAMENTO RIVER SALMON…Salmon fishing will start on July 16. With strong numbers of salmon in the ocean, the opener promises to be outstanding. 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. P-Line Fihssniffer-Aug18.indd 1 8/6/18 9:10 AM