‘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 […]
Oregon, Idaho and Montana, July 15-28th Shasta Trout owner and guide Craig Nielsen hosted a trip to Oregon, Idaho & Montana with Jason, a longtime family friend and fishing partner. The trip covered two weeks and ten rivers : the Owyhee, SF Snake, Lamar, Soda Butte, Slough Creek, Ruby, Bighole, Rock Creek,Lochsa and Selway, as […]
July 16-August 4th For a few years now Craig and Jerri have enjoyed a tradition of friends and family joining them for a week of steelhead fishing on the Umpqua River in Oregon for Craig’s birthday. This year we celebrated Craig’s second 60th, which one friend noted makes him 120 years old (and he can […]
Fishing Bear Lodge, Alaska August 4-11th, 2013 3 spots remaining Each season we travel to spectacular corners of the planet to sample fly fishing beyond the Shadow of Shasta. Our destinations are selected for the excellent fishing but more importantly the quality of the overall experience. We have visited numerous fisheries in Oregon, the Rocky […]
Umpqua River July 20-29th 2012 Every summer we make a short annual pilgrimage to the Umpqua River from our home in the shadow of Shasta to search for summer run steelhead. The Umpqua has one of the few remaining runs of wild summer fish in the lower 48 states that supports angling. The fish are […]
August 4th 4:30 Ted Fay Flyshop The Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers have scheduled a fishout on Lake Siskiyou with Northern California fly fishing guide Craig Nielsen serving as Fishmaster. Lake Siskiyou has been fishing great for smallmouth bass and panfish with poppers cast to the bank during the day. Hatches of Hexagenia Mayflies have been […]
Fly Fishing Guide’s Road Trip, 7 rivers in 10 days: the Owyhee, Donner-Blitzen, Silver Creek, SF Snake, Salt, Little & Big Grey Reef Rivers.
August 5-15 August is a time of year when guiding fly fishers slows a bit in Northern California which provides an opportunity to travel and fish in beautiful places far from home. When Craig received an invitation to host a trip with long time friend Glen Goodsell and his family in Idaho, the answer […]