Oroville Fishing Is Fit For A King

Photo by Chris Cocoles


On Saturday I had a chance to fish Lake Oroville – north of the Yuba City-Marysville area – with Manny Saldana Jr. of MSJ Guide Service – in search of landlocked king salmon. We had a good day.

Saldana explains here how he sets up downriggers from his boat on the massive lake:



Here’s Saldana getting a good workout from a smallish but feisty king:

And finally, check out one of six salmon we got into the boat (we hooked but lost another 10 or so throughout a sun-splashed May morning in the Central Valley):

Look forĀ our report on this trip in the June issue.

Photos by Chris Cocoles