American River - Lower

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American River - Lower
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Bait Fishermen Nail Schoolie Stripers

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 16, 2014

Anglers venturing out in the morning and evenings are picking up some schoolie striped bass in the lower American River.

For example, John Simmons nailed two stripers weighing 5 and 6 pounds while fishing anchovies on the river in the...

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Trollers And Lure Tossers Bag Striped Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,
July 9, 2014

Anglers fishing the lower American and the mouth of the river at Discovery Park are bagging a few striped bass while trolling and bait fishing as they get ready for the opening of the salmon season on the American and Sacramento rivers on...

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Back Bouncing For Salmon Back Bouncing For Salmon

Written By: Mike McNeilly,
June 26, 2014

To a back bouncer, there is nothing like feeling the rhythmic thump of your sinker as you slowly walk it downstream with the current.  Your bait may be a cluster of roe, or it may be a Kwikfish or Flatfish.  Either way, the key is to feel...

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Bait Fishermen Nail Schoolie Stripers

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Anglers venturing out in the morning and evenings are picking up some schoolie striped bass in the lower American River.

For example, John Simmons nailed two stripers weighing 5 and 6 pounds while fishing anchovies on the river in the Watt Avenue area, reported Chris...

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Trollers And Lure Tossers Bag Striped Bass

Written By: Dan Bacher,

Anglers fishing the lower American and the mouth of the river at Discovery Park are bagging a few striped bass while trolling and bait fishing as they get ready for the opening of the salmon season on the American and Sacramento rivers on July 16.

Uncle Larry Barnes...

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Shad Are Still Biting

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increased releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 2,000 to 2,500 cfs on June 17. The change was made for “Delta water quality requirements,” claimed Randi Field of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.  

Fishing pressure has been...

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Guides and Services
Just Rite Sport Fishing Just Rite Sport Fishing

Just Rite Sportfishing provides year round, affordable, fully guided fishing charters in Sacramento, Northern California and the Bay...

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C & C Marine C & C Marine

Full Service Ranger Evinrude Mercury Dealer
Two Locations
747 S 9th Street 
Modesto, CA 95351
Phone: (209) 526-4120

7812 Auburn Blvd.
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Bob’s Marine Bob’s Marine

Bob's Marine has been in business as a full sales, service and accessory dealer for 25 years in the same location. We have two full...

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Winkle Family Automotive & Marine Winkle Family Automotive & Marine...

Winkel Family Automotive, formerly Saturn of Reno, is located in Reno, Nevada which also serves the Truckee, Sparks, Carson City,...

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Snag Proof Snag Proof

Since 1961 Snag Proof has been committed to "weedless fishing". We’ve produced some the most innovative and productive fishing...

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LUHR-JENSEN LUHR-JENSEN


Eight decades ago, the Luhr-Jensen company was born in an unused chicken coop in rural Hood River, Oregon. It was the height of the...

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Tips & Tactics for American River - Lower
Target Sacramento Salmon From The Bank With Spinners Target Sacramento Salmon From The Bank With Spinners

Written By: Roland Aspiras

The salmon season will be in full swing when this article appears in The Fish Sniffer. There are two popular ways to fish spinners from...

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Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait? Salmon, Trout, Lingcod, Kokanee, Halibut And More: Are YOU Using Gulp! And PowerBait?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

I’m of the opinion that in most situations well-presented natural baits will outperform artificials. Following this philosophy, when the...

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Back Bouncing For Salmon Back Bouncing For Salmon

Written By: Mike McNeilly

To a back bouncer, there is nothing like feeling the rhythmic thump of your sinker as you slowly walk it downstream with the current....

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Weather Report for American River - Lower

Todays date: Friday August 01, 2014

American River - Lower Species
  • Steelhead
  • Steelhead
  • Shad
  • Shad
  • River Salmon
  • River Salmon
  • Stripers
  • Stripers
Whats Biting?

Steelhead

Shad

River Salmon

Stripers



Water Level for American River - Lower

Sorry. We don't have any water level information for American River - Lower. Our information comes from the USGS.

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