|Morgan Thalken with a shad caught on the Lower American River|
We spent the weekend targeting shad in the lower portion of the river with good success.
|How Badass? Chirstopher Walken maybe Charles Bronson....|
All sorts of flies are working, Bloody Maria's, Mini Wet Pinkies, Bernie's Bangers and anything pink and sparkly Size 8-12.
It's also a good time to get out with your Spey or Switch rod and practice your casting and swinging techniques. Sink Tips Type 3, or 6 or various MOW tips depending on the spot and depth you're at.
All in all it's a great time to get out and wet a line.