Sacramento River King Salmon 10-28-2017

New Client Steve and his son-in-law Jason were onboard with me on Saturday October the 28th to hopefully catch king salmon. We met up early and headed down stream, after some instructions on what goes on when a fish is hooked up, I started setting out the rods, I set the two back rods and had the third in my had when they hollered FISH ON! the first rod was violently  bouncing hard as Steve grabbed the rod while Jason cleared the other and very quickly we had our first fish of the day in the boat, after rebaiting and heading back up river, we maybe went a 100 yards and BAM!! fish on again on the same rod, Jason grabbed the rod and we had yet another fish in the boat, instead of heading back up river we kept going and with another 100 yards the same rod goes down  again and since Jason was standing there he soon had his limit of king salmon, so now we needed just one more fish for Steve, however that chance never came. Still a great day with two great guys. Thanks again!!!!

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-26-2017

Returning client Mike brought along his friend Frank for a day’s fishing trip to try for some king salmon on October the 26th. Since this was Franks first time fishing like this I explained to him on what happens when we get a fish on. Frank did not want to go first, so he let Mike go ahead on the first fish so he could see how things were done. It was Franks turn when the rod doubled over and he was fighting the fish and just as I had the net with in just inches to net the fish it came off!!!!! UGH! That was it for the day unfortunately. Thanks again guys

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-25-2017

I had two single fishermen wanting to fish so I put them both together on October the 25th. We set out and they decided on who would go first. Dean would be going first on this day. We finally had a takedown and Dean grabbed the rod and fought the fish perfectly and soon it was in the boat. Lucas was up next however he never did get the chance as we did have another good grab, but it did not stick and that was it for the day. The best part of the day was when Dean was a true sportsman and shared half his catch with Lucas. A slow but nice day with two great guys. Thanks again

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Sacramento River king salmon 10-19-2017

Returning client Harry and Robert were onboard with me on October the 19th to chase king salmon  on the river. It had rained the night before, so we had a barometric weather change and a south wind blowing in the morning. We headed out and started fishing when we were maybe half way down and the port side rod got hit but didn’t stick and then about 50 yards later the starboard side went down hard and Robert grabbed the rod and we soon had our first fish of the day in the boat, unfortunately that was it for the day, we did have a couple more quick grabs but nothing stuck. A tough day fishing for sure. Thanks again guys.

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-18-2017

Returning clients Mark Largent and Mark George were out with me on October the 18th to hopefully catch some king salmon. We started our pass in search and after nearly ending our run the starboard side went down and Mark Largent grabbed the rod and quickly brought the fish to the net and I was able to scoop it up, so we headed back up river for another pass and this time we almost made it to where we caught the last one the port side went down and Mark George grabbed the rod and quickly brought it to the net for me. After making several more passes and nothing at 1:30 it was looking like that’s all we would get, when the starboard side went down in very shallow water and Mark Largent landed his second fish, so I hurried and got the rods back out fishing and as soon as I did I was bending over the boat bleeding the last fish as I looked up at the portside rod it was pulsing hard over hard at me, so Mark George grabbed the rod and fought the fish and soon it was in the boat and limits were had. A great day on the Sacramento river with two great guys. Thanks again!!

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-17-2017

Returning client Vince brought along his buddy Bob to chase down some river salmon on October the 17th. I set out the rods and gave some instructions mainly to Bob as he was new to this type of fishing, is wasn’t even a few minutes and we had our first take down and Bob was into the first fish of the day and in short order it was in the ice chest, so I headed back up river to our starting point and started over again and we had another takedown and it was Vince’s turn to land his first fish of the day, we headed back up-stream again, this time we made it past the area where we caught the other fish, well into our pass and almost to the end we had another take down and soon Bob had his second fish of the day and his limit, and by ten o’clock they both had their limits of King salmon. A great short morning with two great guys. Thanks again.

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-16-2017

Returning clients Kevin and Mike were onboard with me again on October the 16th to chase river salmon. This day would prove to be a tough one not as many bite we did have few takedowns that did not stick, however we did get one fish that Kevin was to land for the day. Thanks again guys.

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-15-2017

Returning client Jeff Kennedy brought along his buddy and his son in hopes of getting Fritz his first river salmon on Sunday October 15th. We headed out and this was all about getting this young guy his first salmon as his dad was there just to watch. We headed down stream on our first pass in search off, after getting half way down we had our first take down and Fritz was reeling on the first fish of the day, he battled the fish for some time and after getting it close to the boat a few times but not close enough, it went under the boat and back out then the fish was gone along with the lure as it was chewed off and you could tell that’s what happened. We re rigged and starting fishing again and within a hundred yard stretch we had three fish hooked up and only one of the fish made it to the boat. That was it for the day. We still accomplished what we set out to do, just would’ve been nice to have four fish. Thanks again guys.

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Sacramento River King Salmon 10-14-2017

New client Bob and his son Spencer were onboard on Saturday October the 14th to see how and hopefully catch some king salmon. instructions were first on what happens we get a fish on ,and on the first pass that happened. It was Spencer’s idea to take his dad fishing, so it was Bobs turn first, and when he was fighting the first fish of the day as it neared the boat and few swift maneuvers around the boat, the fish came undone Ugh! but that happens in this sport, however this would not be the only chance of the day. Spencer did not get a turn but his dad Bob did and landed his limit of Sacramento River king salmon. Turns out Bob went to the same high school I did, he was a few years ahead of me and it was great catching up on the past. A great day with great people. Thanks again guys!!!

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Sacramento River King Salmon

Returning client Butch brought along his daughter Jeannie and her husband Tony on Friday October the 13th. The morning was very cold in the high 30s, but when you get a fish on, on the first pass the cold goes away quickly and that’s what happened, this was Jeannies first salmon fishing adventure and she did great fighting the fish. The day was a tough day as we did not have to many chances, and close to the end of the day when everyone was quite and not expecting anything to happen, all hell broke loose as the starboard side rod was POUNDED hard, we cleared the rods and this fish was burning line off the reel at a fast pace and finally Jeannie got a handle on the big fish and after a few good runs I was able to slide the fish into the net. A great day with great people. Thanks again everyone

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