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Upper River Will Reopen May 1

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 15, 2014

The American River from Nimbus Dam to the SMUD power line crossing at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park will reopen to fishing on May 1. The purpose of the closure by the Fish and Game Commission is to protect salmon and...

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Schoolie Stripers Show In Capital City Area

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 3, 2014

While the main spring run had not arrived in the Sacramento area as of press time, increasing numbers of male stripers are showing in the catches.

“Shore angers tossing out pileworms and sardines are starting to hook schoolie stripers at...

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Stripers Should Start Biting

Written By: Dan Bacher,
April 1, 2014

The American River from Nimbus Dam to the SMUD power line crossing at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park continues to be closed to all fishing until April 30. The purpose of the closure by the Fish and Game Commission is to...

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Upper River Will Reopen May 1

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The American River from Nimbus Dam to the SMUD power line crossing at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park will reopen to fishing on May 1. The purpose of the closure by the Fish and Game Commission is to protect salmon and steelhead imperiled by drought...

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Schoolie Stripers Show In Capital City Area

Written By: Dan Bacher,

While the main spring run had not arrived in the Sacramento area as of press time, increasing numbers of male stripers are showing in the catches.

“Shore angers tossing out pileworms and sardines are starting to hook schoolie stripers at Miller Park and Discovery Park...

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Stripers Should Start Biting

Written By: Dan Bacher,

The American River from Nimbus Dam to the SMUD power line crossing at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park continues to be closed to all fishing until April 30. The purpose of the closure by the Fish and Game Commission is to protect salmon and steelhead...

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Coming Soon

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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
Artificial Lures For Delta Linesides! Artificial Lures For Delta Linesides!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

As I sit here writing these words the spring striper bite is starting to rage throughout the West Delta. If you’re a regular reader of The...

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Waiting for spring steel? You’re missing out Waiting for spring steel? You’re missing out

Written By: Bob Gwizdz

To many anglers, steelhead fishing doesn't really begin until spring, when the fish begin moving up on their redds to do their annual duty...

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Anchovy, I Love You! Anchovy, I Love You!

Written By: Cal Kellogg

Just the other day I found myself setting on a deer stand on a ridge high in the Tahoe National Forest. The hunting was great except for...

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Weather Report for American River - Lower

Todays date: Wednesday April 16, 2014

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

Steelhead

Shad

River Salmon

Stripers



Water Level for American River - Lower

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