John Enos

Meet Guide John Enos

Meet Capt. Big John Enos, The Best Sacramento River Fishing Guide

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure in the heart of Sacramento, California? Look no further than Guide John Enos, the extraordinary man behind Big John's Fishing Guide Services.3

John Enos is not just a seasoned guide; he is a true aficionado of the art of fishing. His passion for the sport is palpable in every aspect of his work with Big John's Fishing Guide Services. Whether sharing stories about the biggest catches, imparting wisdom on the intricacies of the Sacramento River, or ensuring clients have an unforgettable experience on the water, Guide Enos's genuine enthusiasm for fishing elevates each expedition. His dedication to the craft goes beyond simply guiding; it's about instilling a love for fishing and creating lasting memories for every angler who steps aboard. Guide John Enos's passion for fishing is the driving force behind the exceptional and personalized experiences offered by Big John's Fishing Guide Services.

John Enos stands as a beacon of expertise in the realm of fishing. With years of dedicated experience and an intimate knowledge of the Sacramento River, he has honed his skills to a level that sets him apart in the world of angling. Guide Enos's expertise extends beyond merely knowing where the fish are; it encompasses a deep understanding of their behavior, seasonal patterns, and the nuances of successful fishing techniques. This wealth of knowledge is not just a testament to his time on the water but serves as the foundation for the exceptional guidance he provides at Big John's Fishing Guide Services. Whether it's navigating the currents, selecting the optimal bait, or reading the signs of the river, Guide Enos's expertise ensures that every fishing trip is not only enjoyable but a masterclass in the art and science of fishing.

The River Barge Flat Bottom (Fish-Rite) 2008, a flagship vessel in Big John's Fishing Guide Services fleet, boasts a powerful 225HP engine, ensuring a swift and dynamic journey on the waters. With a spacious 20-foot design, this flat-bottomed barge accommodates up to four persons comfortably, providing an intimate and enjoyable setting for a memorable fishing expedition. Crafted for both performance and comfort, this reliable vessel, helmed by Captain John Enos, promises an optimal platform for anglers to navigate and conquer the fishing grounds of the Sacramento River.

Big John's Fishing Guide Services promises an unforgettable day on the water that will leave you eager for more, with an experience so captivating you might find it hard to say goodbye!

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Big John's Fishing Guide Service Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

20 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Live Bait
Technical Fishing
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fishing Poles
Insect Repellant
Live Bait
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

- Rods, reels& tackle

What to bring:

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses

- Wear weather appropriate clothing

- Food and drinks

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip


River Barge Flat Bottom

Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 4

Boat Length: 20

Manufacturer Name: Fish-Rite

Model Year: 2008

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 225

Maximum Cruising Speed: 17

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, VHF Radio, First Mate, Livewell / Live Bait Tank