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Common Questions


How many species of fish are in the Sacramento river?

- The Sacramento River is home to over 50 different fish species, some of these species are full time residents and live here year round such as Rainbow Trout others like Steelhead and Stripers are migratory fish who inhabit the river for certain periods while making their seasonal runs.


What fish are running in the Sacramento river now?

-The Striper run has just come to a close right now we are fishing for Domestic Rainbow Trout and waiting patiently for the Steelhead run which should start in the early fall.


What is the biggest freshwater fish in California?

-The biggest freshwater fish in California is the White Sturgeon, an adult White Sturgeon can weigh around 1,000 pounds which is absolutely incredible!



A Fryesfishing Guided Fishing Trip targets the top Sacramento, CA Fish species including Chinook Salmon (Also Called King Salmon, Quinnat Salmon, Spring Salmon, Tyee Salmon, Kippered Salmon), Rainbow Trout (Also Called ), Shad (Also Called American shad, Atlantic shad, common shad, north river shad, Potomac shad, white shad), Steelhead Trout (Also Called ). We primarily Fish the Sacramento River, Trinity River.