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August 2014

Lower Sac Update

The Lower Sacramento River remains a great trout fishing option this summer. Recently, we've been seeing both quality and quantity up and down the river, from downtown Redding to Cottonwood. Despite the lack of hatches the fish have been eating well throughout the day. Fish don't seem to be too keyed in on any specific bug, it's just important that you put those bugs in the right spot. Not many drift boats out on the river recently either. Flows are currently sitting at 7,500 cfs and are projected to drop down to 3,500 cfs by October 1. This is actually a really good thing as it will reduce the amount of Salmon redds that will be left high and dry like last season. You don't have to wait until the "Egg...

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Erika and I spent the last week up on the Kenai Peninsula to celebrate our good friends wedding. We got to do a bunch of awesome stuff. Here is how it went.. We hiked up a big glacier.. I gave Erika a ring.. We went fishin' E caught a bunch of fish.. I got to catch a really big one.. We celebrated.. We went to the wedding.. Celebrated some more with some great people.. Killed some Sockeye.. And then we came home. - Follow this LINK for more photos from AK - It's time to go back to work. The Lower Sac has been fishing very well. I was out the day after getting home and it felt like she hadn't skipped a beat at all. Caddis seemed to be the main bug for us but they weren't shy to eat mayflies...

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