Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3815 July 5-19 2019 - Page 27

25 July 5 - 19, 2019 VOL.38 • ISS. 15 FRESHWATER REPORTS: CONTINUED FROM PG 23 TAHOE Hefty Macks & The Occasional Brown Trout Show At Tahoe SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Lake Tahoe is providing very good fishing these days with limits of mackinaw along with a few very nice bonus browns being the rule. The average size of the macks has increased from about 3 pounds to 5 plus and the big macks are ranging up to 8 pounds and more. If you spend time pulling minnow plugs in shallow to medium deep water you’ll get plenty of macks, while having a shot at browns that are going as much as 7 pounds. Limits of macks have been the rule for anglers fishing with the Tahoe Sportfishing team. Minnows and blades have been the hot offering on Tahoe Sportfishing boats as is often the case, but they’ve been mixing in some lures too. The Tahoe kokanee bite has yet to kick in, but should be getting started soon. The team at Tahoe Sportfishing has some of the best skippers on Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Sportfishing boasts a fleet of 8 boats that range from 30 to 45 feet in length. The boats are safe and the crews are well trained, so you’ll be able to relax and fight fish! With some of the most exciting fishing of the year busting loose on Tahoe, give the folks at Tahoe Sportfishing a call now to secure your spot (530) 541-5448 or check them out online at tahoesportfishing.com WEST DELTA Stripers Scatter As Spring Run Winds Down… BRANNAN ISLAND- After a long and super productive spring run, the spring striper season is coming to an end in the Delta. As of press time the bass were scattered and anglers were covering a lot of ground to score a limit. Down-runners are expected to continue showing up throughout the month of June as they head down to S.F. Bay to put on their summer feedbags. Most anglers Big macks are on the bite at Lake Tahoe. This dandy fish was are trolling for their caught during a Tahoe Sportfishing charter on June 11. fish at this point Photo courtesy of TAHOE SPORTFISHING, South Lake Tahoe. because trolling allows them to cover Big Cut has been particularly maximum water in their search for fish. productive for anglers Both shallow and deep running minnow soaking eel and salmon plugs are working when you put them in roe. the right spot. Most of the sturgeon being Bait anglers are rounding up fish while hooked are either slot soaking chicken livers and anchovies, but size keepers or oversize be prepared to sort through a lot of short fish. fish in your quest for a keeper. The average bass is running 12 to 20 inches at this time, but monsters that range up to and beyond 30 pounds have SPORTFISHING been landed in recently days. est.1953 On the sturgeon fishing scene, wind has been the biggest issue. When Lake Tahoe’s Largest anglers are able to hit Suisun Bay they Fishing Fleet find biters. TAHOE year-round fishing Powered by Clean, Quiet, Dependable Honda 4 Stoke Outboards. Now available in 2 hp. to 250 hp. Models... the right outboard motor for any boating need. SUMMER SALES EVENT! Affordable Selection • EZ-Financing • Call Now! Qwest Pontoon Boats From 13 To 28 Feet Electric or Gas RAIDER BOATS FROM 18 TO 30 FEET WE MAKE IT WORTH THE DRIVE. CALL NOW FOR DETAILS! Gregor Boats From 12 To 22 Feet The Perfect Boat For The Bay, Ocean And Inland Fisherman. ALUMACRAFT BOATS FROM 14 TO 20 FEET Trade-Ins Are Welcomed! WE MAKE IT WORTH THE DRIVE. CALL NOW FOR DETAILS! All Boat Packages Are Affordably Priced And Easy To Finance. Call Now! (916) 652-1660 3320 Boyington Rd. at Penryn in Loomis, CA 3815 For optimum performance and safety, read the Owner’s Manual before operating your Honda Marine Product. Always wear a personal flotation device while boating. www.auburnoutboard.net • www.auburnoutboardmarine.com 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 Call or Book Online (530) 541-5448 tahoesportfishing.com|@tahoesportfishing THE FISH SNIFFER (833)-347-4661 FishSniffer.com FISH SNIFFER Goes DIGITAL!!! Digital subscription now available to the Fish Sniffer. Download the app from iTunes or Google Play. Check us out on magazine.fishsniffer.com or Email digital_subscriptions@fishsniffer.com