Monthly Archives: June 2011

American River report : 6-28,29 -11

The last couple weeks on the river has been like watching a yo-yo going up and down. The American River flows went up 2000 cfs this Wednesday morning,  leveling off  at 11,000 cfs. Here is a quick fishing summary of … Continue reading

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American River shad report: 6-27-11

This last weekend they dropped the river to just a little under 8000 cfs. Much better flow over all than last weekends  13,ooo cfs – (last week, fishing was good if you had a boat, and a few hard working … Continue reading

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The Bucket..

The Bucket: a receptacle commonly used to transport hopes and desires to their fulfillment,  to shad anglers it is fishing paradise, the sweet spot, the honey pot, the gold mine, the mother lode of grabby fish.  It is a place … Continue reading

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American River shad report ( 6-16-11 )

Today I was excited  to be floating on the American River with my first clients of this most unusual spring.  The river is flowing at 10,000 c.f.s. ware it has been for about a week. I expected good fishing  due … Continue reading

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American River shad report (6-11-11) – the errors of doubt, the Saboteur

I realy screwed up this time. I was to have my first clients of the shad season in the boat this morning. The flows went up the day before and I wasn’t sure how the fishing  was going to be, … Continue reading

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American River striper Report : 6- 9 -11

 Woke up  at 4:30 a.m. early this morning to go scout the American River for stripers with my friend, Jim Lawson. What a beautiful day . There was no wind and the sky was pure blue. Summer is definitely around … Continue reading

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American River ( shad ) 6-7-11

Woke up this morning with my cat, Cici, in my face. Who needs alarm clocks? She is better than a cock-a- doodle-do!” Wake up!. You need to go to the American River and fish for shad. Wake up!! There is … Continue reading

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