sacramento River king salmon fishing! Now booking october, november, and up to december 15th.

9/13 Happy client with a great 23 lb. King salmon caught while fishing with Captain Jeff Goodwin.

9/13 Happy client with a great 23 lb. King salmon caught while fishing with Captain Jeff Goodwin.

Jeff Goodwin’s Guide Service offers year-round fully guided sport fishing trips on Northern California lakes and a number of rivers. We can accommodate large groups with multiple guides or just spend the day fishing with your party of two!  With very competitive pricing and a reputation for being a top rated fishing charter businesses in northern California, your decision to fish with us should be without hesitation. We guide our clients year round, while running hundreds of trips per year on our Northern California waters.  As a full time professional fishing guide and USCG Charter Captain, I can offer our guests the very best experience the fishing industry has to offer. My associate team of licensed fishing guides are the best in the business and are among the top tier of professionals in the industry.  As a top choice for lake and river fishing charters in northern California, we offer some excellent guided fishing opportunities on Shasta, Trinity, Keswick, and Whiskeytown Lakes for landlocked King salmon, Kokanee salmon, rainbow and brown trout. We also run guided fishing trips on the Sacramento River for King salmon, rainbow trout, steelhead, and Striped bass all year long, seasons allowing.

We have become the premier fishing charter on these lakes, and the Sacramento River, by spending hundreds of days on the water every year.   Whether you have a large group or a party of two, we book all of our year round trips during the peak periods of each season specific to each body of water.  We do this to ensure our fishing clients have the best opportunity to experience catching the fish we are pursuing that day.  We do however, experience some of our best trips of the year during off peak periods on the water so don't hesitate to book during these timeframes. Rest assured, I will always give you an honest fishing report, its just how I do business.


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*Please go to our specific fishing location pages for the latest fishing information for that body of water.

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“We drove up from the San Jose area to fish with Jeff on the Sacramento River. Jeff made sure we were well taken care of- great boat, great gear, always making sure we had fresh tackle when we got snagged up and lost hooks/weights. 

We had a trip last year but Jeff called us and let us know fishing was poor and gave us the option to cancel, which we did. His honesty, his efforts to get us fish was very much appreciated.  We definitely will use Jeff again!

Paul Umeda

San Jose”

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