Category: Fishing Reports

Current information on river flows, fishing conditions, fly selection, and closures for Northern California including the Upper and Lower Sacramento River, the Klamath River, the McCloud River, the Pit River, the Trinity River, and Hat Creek.

Holiday Gift Special & Shasta Area Fishing Report

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‘Tis the Season of Thanks I am writing to give thanks for helping me to live the dream life, guiding fly fishing in Mt. Shasta California, one of the most beautiful places on the planet, and traveling the world fly fishing. As a small token of my appreciation I am offering a holiday special.  Gift […]

Summertime fly fishing in the shadow of Shasta

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August 6th The Blackberries are ripe, the weather is perfect (no local fires), the trout are fat and feisty and solitude is easy to find.  Fall is just a few weeks away, and we are enjoying some exceptionally fine weather after a hot spell, enabling us to wade wet on our local freestones, the McCloud, […]

Fly Fishing Superb on McCloud and Upper Sac

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June 28th Conditions could not be much better on the McCloud and Upper Sacramento Rivers and the fishing has been superb!  Flows on the Upper Sac are low and clear while some glacial melt has made it’s way into the McCloud helping to disguise anglers approach and create conditions that are much less technical than […]

Guide Report: Dry Fly Time on the Upper Sac & McCloud Rivers!

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June 5: It’s Dry Fly Time! If you are like me and fishing dry flies to eager trout on freestones releases your juices and makes you feel like a 12 year old again, consider this your invitation to get here now!  This weekend the dry fly fishing on the Upper Sacramento and McCloud Rivers turned […]

Sandy River Speyclave, McKenzie River & Shasta Area Report

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May 13-28th It’s been a few weeks since I have posted a report as I have been traveling and spending time with family as my father has been ill.  He passed peacefully on Wednesday morning May 25th with my mother and his wife of 63 years at his bedside.  He was a good man, and […]

Klamath River Chrome

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April 15, 2016 I fished the Klamath a few days this week.  The river dropped again and flows are now at 1420 cfs with water temps at 54-55 degrees, which is ideal!  The water color is still a bit off at one and one half to two feet or so, I prefer water that has […]

A Winter’s Tail: Steelheading in Southern Oregon

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April 4, 2016 Amazing weather has arrived in Northern California and Southern Oregon and steelhead rivers, including the Klamath have come into prime shape after weeks of high off color water.  I took the opportunity last week to take the advice of my good friend and fellow guide Brandon Worthington to visit the Umpqua River […]