Located in Sacramento County, CA
American River Fishing:
The American River, originates in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and dumps out into the Sacramento river. The main salmonoid species that run these waters are Chinook and Steelhead. Over the years with significant conservation efforts the American river has seen some pretty decent numbers returning making the American river one of California go to destinations for Salmon and Steelhead fishing. For more information on American river fishing access see our American river fishing access maps below.
When to Fish
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The American river generally offers fishing opportunities years round except for conservation closures.
**See California fishing REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows 2 salmon or 2 steelhead per day.
**See California State fishing REGS for details.
One single point barbless hook. Corky and yarn, Jigs or spinners.
Combat Fishing Rating:
Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended in the hot spots!
American River Fishing Access:
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