Shasta Lake trout cool off!

Shasta Lake - Shasta Lake, CA (Shasta County)

Another quality rainbow trout caught today on a Bay Rat Lure! Phil's Propeller is currently your only retailer in California.
Photo Credit: Captain Jeff Goodwin

by Jeff Goodwin

Today we fished Shasta Lake and the frigid temps outside were showing on the waters surface as well.  We found some 45 degree water today and found mostly smaller rainbows to go along with the cold water.  We managed to get into a few big fish in one of my honey holes early on, but the afternoon bite just never came.  The lake is still in great condition, even in the upper reaches of the lake in the coldest water sections we found.  I'm hoping to see a few browns here pretty soon, its time!!

Jeff Goodwin is a full time Northern California fishing guide.  He guides year round for salmon, trout, steelhead, Kokanee, and bass on Northern California rivers and lakes. He fishes many bodies of water in the Redding area, but also guides the Sacramento River and Feather River during certain times of the year. Jeff can also be found on the California coast chasing ocean fresh King salmon and steelhead each year. To learn more about the fishing trips Jeff has to offer, please visit Jeff Goodwin's Guide Service.  You can also find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, or please feel free to call him anytime at (707) 616-1905.

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