Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition 3815 July 5-19 2019 - Page 4

2 July 5 - 19, 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. 15 HOT BITES... 1. ALMANOR TROUT… Trollers are hooking trout that range up to 6 lbs. Some trollers are speed trolling spoons, while others pull flies and threaded worms. 2. MARIN COAST KINGS… Lights out salmon trolling is on tap. For limits of fish to 22 pounds pull rigged baits with or without flashers. 3. SHASTA TROUT… Trollers are scoring rainbows that run 12 to 20 inches. The fish scattered from 40 to 60 feet deep are are hitting spoons pulled at 3 mph. 4. NEW MELONES KOKES… Anglers are hooking up to 70 kokanee per day. Uncle Larry’s Spinners are the ticket for hooking salmon that average 15 to 17 inches. GOOD BETS… 5. DELTA LARGEMOUTHS… Largemouth bass are hitting a variety of crankbaits and topwater lures. Most of the bass run lbs, but fish to 9 lbs have been reported. IT ALL ADDS UP 6. S.F. BAY POTLUCK… Live anchovies are drawing strikes from both halibut and striped bass. The halibut range up to 33 lbs, while stripers to 15 have been reported. TO MORE FISH IN THE BOAT. 7. UMPQUA SMALLIES … Anglers are hooking 40 to 60 bass per day that weigh up to 2 lbs. Topwater lures work early and late, while crankbaits work when the sun is high. 8. CAMANCHE CATFISH… Whiskerfish as large as 12 lbs have been landed by bait soakers. Liver, night crawlers and mackerel fillets are the baits of choice. SLEEPERS… 9. HALF MOON ROCKFISH… Limits are the rule for rockfish anglers departing from Pillar Point. Swimbaits are producing some fish, but shrimp flies do the heavy lifting. 10. HAT CREEK BROOKIES… Hat Creek has been heavily stocked with brookies and rainbows. Red salmon eggs, crickets and gold Kastermaster all draw strikes. 11. STAMPEDE KOKANEE… Limit style kokanee trolling is on tap at this high mountain reservoir. Uncle Larry’s Spinners teamed with dodgers produce salmon to 15 inches. Scott Martin P-Line Pro-Staffer ~ 8-Time FLW Tour Winner 12. SAC RIVER /BOWS…Big wild rainbows that measure up to 23 inches are on the chomp. Fly guys drift nymphs while gear heads back troll Yakima Bait Mag Lips in a variety of colors. COMING SOON... 13. SACRAMENTO RIVER SALMON…Salmon fishing will start on July 16. With strong numbers of salmon in the ocean, the opener promises to be outstanding. P-LINE TACTICAL FLUOROCARBON 14. P-LINE X-BRAID 15. AMADOR NIGHT BASS… By early July nighttime fishing for largemouth bass will be going strong at Amador. Spinnerbaits, buzzbaits and large plastic worms are the best offerings typically. Show up prepared for the battle: smoother, more sensitive, improved knot strength, stronger, and unmatched abrasion resistance. MANZANITA LAKE TROUT… The second half of July typically marks the beginning of consistent dry fly action. Small No. 16 and 18 flies will tempt trout to 7 lbs. Delivers superior abrasion resistance, longer casts, vibration reduction and a near zero stretch factor for unparalleled power. 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