Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3905 Feb 14-28 - Page 18
Feb 14 - 28, 2020
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VOL.39 • ISS. 5
CAMANCHE TROUT… Bank anglers and
boaters are hooking rainbows to 8 lbs. Shore
anglers are using PowerBait, while Power Grubs and
Speedy Shiners work well for trollers.
CLEAR LAKE BASS… Bass anglers are
working deep water for largemouths that range
up to and beyond 7 lbs. Jumbo live shiners are the
hands down best offering.
SUISUN BAY STURGEON… Very consistent
sturgeon fishing is on tap. The best baits are
salmon roe, ghost shrimp, mud shrimp and pile
worms, but eel is working too.
SANTA CRUZ PERCH… The surfperch bite
is going strong and anglers are landing several
different species. Grass shrimp, pile worms and Gulp!
baits work well.
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UMPQUA STEELHEAD… Steelhead are
holding throughout the river. When the flows are
dropping boaters are battling fish to 17 lbs while side
drifting with roe.
SOUTH BAY STURGEON… Keeper sturgeon
have been caught by anglers working the
channel edges. Mud shrimp, ghost shrimp and herring
fillets are the best baits.
BULLARDS BAR BASS… Spotted bass are on
a good midwinter bite from 15 to 60 feet deep.
Jigs, Senkos and finesse worms are hooking bass
that range from 2 to 7 pounds.
TAHOE MACKS … Few anglers are fishing the
big lake but those that do are limiting on macks
to 11 lbs. Lyman Lures, Rapalas, trolling flies and
rigged minnows all produce.
SAC RIVER RAINBOWS… The weather is wet
and cold, but the river’s wild rainbows just keep
on hitting. For success use fly gear armed with egg
imitations or back troll small plugs.
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LIBERTY ISLAND STRIPERS… Fishermen
tossing out glide baits are hooking big
numbers of stripers in shallow water. Fish in the 12 to
14 lb. range and bigger can be caught.
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AT Lake Cumberland
PYRAMID LAKE CUTTHROATS… Bank
anglers are hooking solid numbers of double
digit trout. Spin anglers are tossing jigs while fly guys
go with purple or olive marabou streams.
DON PEDRO RAINBOWS… Rainbow trout
that range up to 20 inches can be caught.
Work quickly with Speedy Shiners and other high
SAN PABLO RES. NTAC EVENT…
February 8: The Norcal Trout Anglers
Challenge visits San Pablo Reservoir. The low cost
event features cash prizes and more.
LAKE PARDEE NTAC... The Northern
California Trout Angler’s Challenge tour will
visit San Pablo Reservoir on March 14.
RANCHO SECO NTAC EVENT… April 4-5:
The SMUD Derby at Rancho Seco Lake
offers family fun, trout and more. The low-cost event
features a long list of prizes.
COLUSA STRIPERS… With a good amount
of rain and snow falling this winter, epic spring
striper action should be on tap this April.
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