Fish Sniffer Digital Edition Issue 3703 Jan 18-Feb 2 2018 - Page 7

“When I am fishing a frog or flipping matted vegetation, I am throwing the new X-TCB 8 Carrier Braided Line form P-Line. It is critical to be stealthy with both techniques, and with P-line’s new braid, you can make longer casts and it is ultra quiet com- ing through the grass.” – Bass Pro Bryan Thrift GO FOR IT! Jan 18 - Feb 2, 2018 VOL.37 • ISS. 02 PRO’S POINTER HOT BITES... 1. LAKE CAMANCHE TROUT… Trollers and bank anglers are nailing rainbows up to 8 lbs. PowerBait works for bankies. Grubs and Speedy Shiners are the ticket for trollers. 2. TAHOE MACKINAW… Boaters and kayakers are hooking big lakers while trolling with lead core line. The top producing lure has been a kokanee pattern Lyman, but Rapalas work too. 3. SUISUN BAY STURGEON… White sturgeon are on a solid early winter bite. Lamprey eel and grass shrimp combos are the best baits, but roe is hooking sturgeon too. 4. SMITH RIVER STEELHEAD… Big steelhead are pushing up the Smith and fish over 18 lbs have shown. Side drifting with quality cured roe is the best way to get hit in the low, clear water conditions. GOOD BETS... ISE SHOW SPECIALS FROM P-LINE. 5. *ALL FREE GOODS ARE SUBJECT TO SIZES, COLORS AND STOCK ON HAND. 6. VISIT THE P-LINE BOOTH #3021C TO REDEEM THESE OFFERS. CXX FILLER SPOOLS BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! BUY ANY BECKMAN NET AND GET A FREE 1/4 SPOOL OF CXXFG PREDATOR MINNOW BUY 3 GET 1 FREE * ! 6.5” ALUMINUM PLIERS P-Line ISE Show 2018)rv).indd 3 PYRAMID LAKE CUTTS… Bank anglers that put in the time are hooking quality cutthroats. Spin anglers are tossing a variety of different jigs, while fly guys toss streamers. FOLSOM BASS… Anglers working deep water structure are hooking smallmouths and spots. Find fish on main lake structure and then drop spoons and worms. 7. COLLINS TROUT… This iconic foothill lake is producing rainbows to 7 lbs for bankers. Floating dough baits like PowerBait and Zeke’s Sierra Gold work well. 8. SOUTH BAY STURGEON… Herring are starting to show up in the south bay and the sturgeon are responding. Soak herring fillets and roe along the channel edges for results. SLEEPERS... 9. SHASTA BASS… Spotted bass are on a solid bite. Anglers are working prominent points with 6 inch worms rigged on darter heads and jigging spoons. 10. UMPQUA STEEL… It’s steelhead time on the Umpqua and fish to 18 lbs. have been landed. Plunkers are soaking roe, while drift boaters side drift with roe. 11. SANTA CRUZ PERCH… Berkley Gulp! sandworms and grubs along with pile worms and grass shrimp should work. Fish off the Monterey Bay State Beaches for hefty barred perch. Deep Diving Jointed Minnow available in 31 colors. $14.99 5 12. CLEAR LAKE BASS … Big numbers of largemouths are stacked up in deep water. Live shiners drifted on spinning gear are producing bass to 7 lbs. COMING SOON... POPCORN KRILL 13. SAN PABLO DAM NTAC EVENT… Feb 3: The NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge visits San Pablo Dam Reservoir. The low-cost event features cash prizes and more. 14. LAKE PARDEE NTAC EVENT… March 3: The NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge visits Lake Pardee. The low-cost event features cash prizes and more. BUY 3 GET 1 * FREE! 15. COLLINS LAKE NTAC EVENT… April 7: The NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge visits Collins Lake. The low-cost event features cash prizes and more. 16. FARALLON FEATHERS 1/9/18 9:33 AM LAKE AMADOR NTAC EVENT… April 28: The NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge visits Lake Amador. The low-cost event features cash prizes and more.