Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3719 Aug 31- Sept 14 - Page 27

FRESHWATER VOL.37 • ISS. 19 FRESHWATER REPORTS: while fishing mackerel, chicken liver, nightcrawlers and other baits in the early morning and evening hours. The last fish plant by the park district featured 750 pounds of channel cats. Anglers continue to catch and release largemouth bass in the Arroyo Ponds while throwing Senkos, swimbaits and other lures early and late in the day. Remember that the regulations for the Arroyo Ponds require both an EBRPD daily fishing permit and CA state fishing license The fishing is restricted to catch and release, barbless hooks, artificial lures, and float tubes only. Fishing pressure has been very light at Quarry Lakes lately, with only one catch reported to the kiosk. Mark Suzuki of San Jose caught a four-pound catfish while using a spoon from his boat on the back side of Horseshoe Lake. CONTINUED FROM PG 22 SANTA CLARA VALLEY LAKES Target Calero and Anderson Largemouths with Finesse Tactics COYOTE - Bass, crappie or catfish are still available for Silicon Valley anglers. Bass anglers made use of finesse tactics at both Calero and Anderson this week, according to the pro anglers at Coyote Bait and Tackle. “Drop shot, shakey head on light-light line will get you numbers right now. The mornings will still get you a couple top water blow ups. Dragging a jig on points will work, and small Keitech swimbaits on a 1/8 darter head will also work,” said Eric Tan. “Crappie are being caught at Calero by the boat ramp. Guys are using their graph to find them and drop down jigs to them,” he tipped. Catfishing was fair, according to Tan: “There’s guys coming buying bait so we know they are going. Most of the time theyre going to Chesbro, but Uvas is good too. Mackerel and anchovies have been popular.” - Roland Aspiras SHASTA LAKE Anglers Brave Smokey Conditions For Big Trout! Aug 31 - Sept 7, 2018 27 rainbows, but there have been a few browns and salmon around too. The rainbows are really fat and healthy now that they are locked onto the bait and feeding heavily. We are still suffering with a lot of smoke up here, but it’s getting better,” reported Kirk Portocarrero of SacRiverGuide.Com. The main body and lower ends of the major arms have been the spot for trout trolling. To hook up all you need to do is find the bait and the rainbows won’t be far away. Some of Shasta’s spotted bass are stacked up on major points and others are suspended in open water near bait. CONTINUED ON PG 24 REDDING - While the focus for folks in the Redding area is on air quality and fire clean up, anglers that make it out This young man was trolling the West Delta in onto Lake Shasta early August when this striper slammed his Yo- are enjoying very Zuri minnow plug. good trout fishing Photo courtesy of DELTA PRO FISHING, Elk Grove. and good bass action too. “We are fishing from 50 to 60 feet deep early and then we drop into the 80 to 100 foot range as the sun gets higher in the sky. Triple Teazers and rigged shad have been our baits of choice. Almost all of our trips are producing limits at this time. Most of the fish are SHADOW CLIFFS/QUARRY LAKES 21 Lb. Channel Cat Paces Catches PLEASANTON – An angler pulled in a huge 21 lb. catfish from Shadow Cliffs Reservoir, showing the trophy catfish potential of the East Bay fishery. “He did not leave his name, but he caught his 21-pound channel catfish using a float tube in the main lake last week,” reported Edward Culver of the East Bay Regional Park District. Anglers are hooking the catfish Fishing Fish Lake Tahoe! without us is a Risky Endeavor 3204 5 hours DaiLy Trips 90 $ Print Subscription: 1 Year…26 issues…..$40 3 Years…78 issues….$100 All Gear Provided (800) 877–1462 • Discounts for Cash • • Large or Small Groups • Group Discounts • Gift Certificates Over 50 Years Experience on The Lake P.O. 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