The news of Whiskeytown Lake is spreading fast. A copepod infestation is in full swing! The Kokanee are covered in them. A copepod is basically a tick for a fish. It sticks to the skin and sucks nutrients from the fish. This causes stunted growth, lethargic behavior as well as major skin … Read More...
Fishing on Whiskey Town Lake has been great! As great as it is, I'm concerned. Here's why: We have all heard the news, Whiskey Town Lake has a full blown problem with copapodes(parasite). This is a serious concern for sportsman and guides alike. … [Read more]
Whiskey Town Lake is completely wide open! The fishing is red hot with early limits coming daily between 65-25 feet. Trolling slow 1.2-1.4 mph have been my best speeds I catch my fish on Paulina peak(ppt) tackle pink orange and chartreuse. … [Read more]
This time of year you can find me chasing big brown trout along the banks of lake Shasta. It's still spring, air temperature is cool, the sun is out, the Shasta Lake has not turned yet (turning is when water temp warms for the summer). These … [Read more]
How about a little normalcy. I've been fishing Whiskey Town Lake and getting into good numbers of Kokanee all month. April looks good and better days are ahead for sure. Come on out and get away for a day. It's worth it. Check out my latest fishing … [Read more]
Fishing for trophy land-lock King Salmon on Trinity Lake can be very difficult. In this post, I will share some of my tactics used to find King Salmon that live in Trinity Lake. Trinity Lake is a mystery, a very large reservoir. Third largest … [Read more]