Cooler mornings and shorter days have surface temperatures on the decline. Abundant bug hatches and a larger than normal pond smelt population provide fish with plenty of feed.
The cooler than normal water temperatures have kept fish from concentrating in areas of colder water until just recently. Action at inlets such as the North Fork Feather River, just outside Chester, Bailey Creek or Hamilton Branch is on the increase.
Local guide Roger Keeling of Almanor Fishing Adventures has been fishing the east side all month and said it's been getting better every day.