Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3815 July 5-19 2019 - Page 23

VOL.38 • ISS. 15 QUARRY LAKES/ SHADOW CLIFFS Channel catfish action is also perking up RESERVOIR cont. with the warmer weather and catfish plants. “Jack caught that whopper from his boat using a Rainbow Runner in the front of Horseshoe Lake.” “The next largest trout weighed six pounds, one ounce and the next weighed four pounds. The other four trout weighed between one and two pounds. He caught all of the rest of the trout from his boat using a rainbow runner off the back side of the Peninsula.,” noted Sullivan. Lawrence of San Jose caught his limit on trout - the largest weighing six-and- a-quarter pounds. He was fishing from the peninsula and with Mice Tails. Erwin caught a five-and-a-half pound trout from Fisherman’s Row using PowerBait. The park district stocked 750 pounds of channel cats in the lake the week of June 17-21. Just ask Harley of Fremont, who caught an eight-pound catfish from the fishing pier with a worm. Six-year old Roman also caught a six-and-three-quarters-pound catfish while soaking anchovies from the Peninsula. In Shadow Cliffs Reservoir, the weather has been hot and has slowed trout fishing. “As the temperatures continue to increase through the summer, the remaining trout will head for deep, cold water, so you will need to either be in a boat or fishing in deep water to get to them.” Sullivan added. visit LAKE CAMANCHE World-Class Trout & Bass Fishing, year round! 2 for 1 CAMPING July 5 - 19, 2019 FRESHWATER Mid Week Camping Special! Your 2nd Night is FREE! CALL 866.763.5121 Camp one night at Lake Camanche and receive your second night free. Offer must be redeemed by calling (866) 763-5121 and mentioning promo code FS14 at the time of booking. offer not redeemeable online. Not valid on weekend, holidays, full hook-up RV sites or for cottage stays. Supplemental fees may apply. 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For redear sunfish, crappie and bluegill, anglers should fish small jigs, redworms and mealworms around structure and weedbeds. Rancho Seco Recreational Area is a 400-acre park overflowing with recreational opportunities including camping, boating, fishing, swimming and wildlife viewing. Allyse boated a beastly rainbow while fishing The 160-acre lake is fed by the Folsom at Lake Almanor on June 8. South Canal and is a great year-round Photo courtesy of BIG DADDY’S GUIDE day or overnight getaway located in SERVICE, Quincy. California’s Central Valley, just 25 miles from downtown Sacramento. For more information, call 209-748-2318. work great,” Bogue continue. - Dan Bacher We are really getting excited about the salmon season up here. The fishing in the ocean has been really good, so I’m thinking the river fishing is going to be pretty exciting this year. The river REDDING/RED BLUFF season will get started on July 16. 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