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Bureau Raises Nimbus Releases To 1,000 Cfs

Written By: Dan Bacher,
May 15, 2015

(Sacramento) The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increased releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 500 cfs to 1000 cfs. on April 29. This increase in flows is expected to bring more shad and striped bass into the river.

We...

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Low Water Conditions Challenge Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,
May 1, 2015

(Sacramento) The Bureau of Reclamation continues to release only 500 cfs from Nimbus Dam into the lower American River and only a few anglers are fishing the system.   

“A few guys have been out trying, but the stripers are nearly...

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Bureau Drops Releases To 500 Cfs

Written By: Dan Bacher,
March 30, 2015

(Sacramento) This year was the worst ever for steelhead returns to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery – and things aren’t getting any better with a drop in flows on the river to 500 cfs., which means low, warm flows for steelhead and king salmon...

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Bureau Raises Nimbus Releases To 1,000 Cfs

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Sacramento) The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increased releases from Nimbus Dam into the American River from 500 cfs to 1000 cfs. on April 29. This increase in flows is expected to bring more shad and striped bass into the river.

We expect sustained higher releases on...

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Low Water Conditions Challenge Anglers

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Sacramento) The Bureau of Reclamation continues to release only 500 cfs from Nimbus Dam into the lower American River and only a few anglers are fishing the system.   

“A few guys have been out trying, but the stripers are nearly nonexistent and there are no major...

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Bureau Drops Releases To 500 Cfs

Written By: Dan Bacher,

(Sacramento) This year was the worst ever for steelhead returns to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery – and things aren’t getting any better with a drop in flows on the river to 500 cfs., which means low, warm flows for steelhead and king salmon through the spring and summer.

...

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Tips & Tactics for American River - Lower
Steelhead Anyone? Steelhead Anyone?

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Have you ever caught a steelhead? If the answer to this question is no, you need to catch one ASAP. If you’ve caught one, you know why the...

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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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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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Weather Report for American River - Lower

Todays date: Friday May 22, 2015

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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