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Shasta Lake Birthday Trout Party

These Trout are headed for the smoker
Photo Credit: Scott Caldwell

by Scott Caldwell

What should you do for your Dad on his 65th birthday? Perhaps take him fishing on Shasta Lake?  Well, that is exactly what Andrew and Mike did for their Dad Bob with a little help from me haha. 

Shasta lake did not disappoint on Monday for team Christensen, after a bit of windy start, the bite was steady for remainder of the day. We found consistent action on Sep's (UV silver/pink tire trak and gold/silver) 2/0 and 3/0 Dodgers with Berkley gulp minnow imitation trailers (dipped in Pro-Cure Carpspit affectionately coined Ass juice by Team Christensen) at depths between 80 and 115 feet deep. We varied our direction (constant S turns) and speed (between 1 and 2.5 mph) which helped keep the Trout on the bite. 

The weather turned out to be extremely comfortable after the morning wind. The fish size has been averaging 3 to 4 pound per fish with some fish pushing 9 pounds and others in the 1 to 2 pound class. Monday was no exception our biggest fish neared 6 pounds and smallest in the 2 pound class. 

Video from Monday's trip

Fishing has been amazing for weeks sound if your looking for a hot Big Trout action now is the time to seize the moment.

Give me a call Scott 530 905 0758 or email to Book a trip.

This fish put on a nice show for Bob on his 65th
Photo Credit: Scott Caldwell
Sep's UV is attracting some fatties
Photo Credit: Scott Caldwell
These Trout put a great fight and rip drag
Photo Credit: Scott Caldwell

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