American River, Lower

Sacramento - California


  • 13 catches

  • 555 followers

  • 7 spots

Access to this stretch is very good with the American River Parkway (a bicycle and footpath) along the entire length. There are many vehicle accesses and some boat launching sites as well. The speed limit for motorized watercraft is 5 mph, which helps ke...

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American River, Lower Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Night fishing

    28 in. Channel Catfish with a anchovy

  2. Mid day catch. Hooked up several huge turtles on this trip

    17 in. Channel Catfish with a anchovy

  3. Early morning catch

    15 in. Channel Catfish with a anchovy

  4. at the drainage ditch by Tanzanite park

    8 in. Yellow Bullhead Catfish with a shrimp

  5. Tanzanite park, on shrimp

    1 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Channel Catfish with a shrimp

  6. flying c reeling slow

    sand cove

    1. Geo M 0
      Thanks
    2. Jamie Jackson 0
      wow awesome
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  7. Great fight

    3 lb. 6 oz. 24 in. White Bass with a sardine

  8. Easy but only one. Mid afternoon

    1 lb. 12 in. Smallmouth Bass with a rapala 7 silver

    1. Darren Macias 0
      Split-Tail
    2. Dan Woodcock 0
      They are officially called Northwest Pike Minnow and are a nuisance to our fisheries. Awesome fight though, and still a fun catch.
    3. David Ferguson 0
      Not a bass. They call them Sacramento pike aka originally as Squawfish.
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