Sacramento River & Northern California Salmon, Trout, Steelhead, Striper and Sturgeon Fishing Guide

Al Brown's Guide Service

Relax and catch the "BIG ONE" in comfort and style aboard his custom fishing boat.

Sacramento River & Northern California Fishing Guide

Al Brown's Guide Service is a full service, Redding fishing guide offering 6-8 hour trips. Al Brown's Fishing Charter offers fresh-water fishing, fly-fishing and outdoor recreational activities as well. You can be expected to catch the line stripped King Salmon, fast fighting Rainbow Trout, the elusive Steelhead, fast fighting Trout, shiny sided dynamos American Shad, the voracious Striped Bass and the goliath White Sturgeons on the Sacramento River.

Whether you are looking to hook a feisty Rainbow Trout, Steelhead, Shad, Stripers, Salmon or Sturgeons, Capt. Al is the guide to have for a memorable time on the water. Al's experience combined with his personalized service is guaranteed to provide you with a great fishing adventure. 

Outdoor Recreational Activities

The outdoor recreational activities abound in the North State with many vacation locations nearby.  Capt. Al knows all the hottest fishing spots in the areas on the Sacramento River and Feather River as well as the nearby Lakes. Some other areas that Al Brown's Guide Service fish is in Redding, Anderson, Cottonwood, Red Bluff, Los Molinos, Corning, Clousa and Tisdale. 

Al makes sure that you and your guests are having a successful fishing trip with the most experienced guide on the Sacramento River. Don't miss out on a trip of a lifetime!!!

Al Brown's Guide Service Crew

Meet Capt. Al Brown, the owner and operator of Al Brown's Guide Service in Redding, California. Al Brown has been a native fisherman of Northern California for over 30 years. Al has had the opportunity to fish the lakes, streams and rivers in Northern California since he was a child.

Previous angler's that have fished with Capt. Al have been coming back for his fishing expertise. He has perfected a variety of techniques to help novice or new angler's catch the "Once-In-A-Lifetime" trophy fish. These techniques help angler's learn and grow just like Capt. Al has. Making them come back for more! Being a native of Northern California, Al Brown's enthusiasm for fishing is sure to get you hooked and guarantee a great time exploring the finest world class fishing in the North State. 

Redding & Anderson Fishing Guide Rates

Al Brown's Guide Service provide 4, 6 and 8 hour fishing trips. Each trip will include cleaning and packing of the "catch of the day"  and stowing of gear. The full day trips will consist of fishing until limits of fish are filled or when the time is up. The time starts when the boat leaves the ramp and ends when the boat returns back to the ramp.

Bookings and Reservations:

A 50% deposit is required at time of booking to confirm your reservation. Balance is due upon day of fishing trip. Deposits also become non-refundable 30 days prior to scheduled trip.

Prices: 1 person 2-6 people
4 Hour Trip $170.00 $130.00
6 Hour Trip $240.00 $160.00
8 Hour Trip $300.00 $200.00

*Rates subject to change. We accept: MasterCard, VISA and Discover cards

Redding, California Fishing Guide


  • Salmon - July to December
  • Wild Rainbow Trout - Year Round
  • Steelhead - Fall and again in the Spring
  • Stripers - April to mid June
  • Shad - May to mid July
  • Sturgeon - February to March


  • US Coast Guard Certified
  • Licensed
  • Bonded and insured
  • First Aid and CPR Certified

What we Provide:

  • Professional fishing instruction and techniques
  • Fishing rods
  • Bait and tackle 

What you Need To Provide:

  • Current California Fishing license
  • Proper clothing (Dress in layers for comfort, Hat & Sunscreen)
  • Transportation to and from launch site
  • Large ice chest to transport fish
  • Snacks, Lunch and Beverages

Come fish with Al Brown Guide Service for some fresh water fishing. Click the phone number below to book a fishing trip!