Sept. 15, 2017 Meeting Info

Learn to Fish for Eagle Lake Trout
Resident Pro Fishing Guide
Cliff Spediacci


Hook & Ladder Guide Service is owned and operated by professional Fishing Guide Cliff Spediacci. Cliff and his wife Shirley are full time residents of Eagle Lake and available for guided fishing trips through November, weather permitting. Having fished California lakes and reservoirs for decades, Cliff & Shirley are eager to share their 28 years of knowledge and passion for Eagle Lake at the Rooster Tails third Friday, September 15th breakfast meeting.  The Rooster Tails will be providing accommodations for them to travel to Auburn to specifically provide our members and guests with a special presentation on fishing for Eagle Lake Trout.  Please plan on attending this breakfast meeting in preparation for participating in our Adventure Travel Trip for Camping and Fishing Eagle Lake on September 18-21.

Cliff’s 28 years of professionally guiding for Eagle Lake Trout has allowed him to master this challenging lake for his clients.  Learn at this breakfast meeting the latest tips, tackle, and techniques for catching the unique Eagle Lake species of trout.  Cliff’s clients enjoy the creature comforts of his 23 foot Duckworth Pacific Navigator guide boat powered by a 225 hp Honda outboard.  A Bimini top and heater is used during inclement weather. Eagle Lake is a diverse body of water with depths ranging from 50 feet that can give-way to sudden five-foot shallow areas in seconds.  Cliff uses his boats Lowrance electronics with GPS coordinate-waypoints to put his clients onto fish safely and efficiently.  Using four electric Scotty downriggers he fishes a wide selection of Sep’s lures and various baits to holding-fish.  Clients use high-end quality 7-foot St. Croix Velocity rods and Abu Garcia reels.  Attending to his client’s needs, Cliff manages his boat’s trolling pattern via a Minnkota trolling motor rigged with remote I-Pilot controls.  At the end of your fishing day, Cliff also cleans your fish and gets them ready for you to pack in your cooler.

In their younger days, both Cliff and Shirley were fire department captains before retiring to Eagle Lake.  They are patriots and extend Firemen, Police Officers, and Armed Force Veterans with a fifteen percent discount off Hook & Ladder Eagle Lake guide fishing fees.  To find out more, log onto  Cliff is a California licensed, bonded, and insured, fishing guide.  His boat is fully equipped with all required safety gear and he is Red Cross CPR Certified.  For a great fishing experience, an Eagle Lake fishing trip can be reserved by calling Cliff or Shirley at 530-250-5996 or emailing them at




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