Rivers

Klamath RiverThe Klamath River
During the last century the Klamath River gained worldwide recognition for the quality of its steelhead. While often anglers count the number of days needed to take a steelhead, the remarkable Klamath most often produces a number of steelhead per day.  The fish are a hearty combination of resident rainbows, juvenile steelhead, adult steelhead and the famous Klamath half-pounders. We believe there may be no finer place to learn the craft of flyfishing for this legendary sport fish. Read more…

McCloud RiverThe McCloud River
What you have seen and heard about this river is probably true.  The McCloud is among the most beautiful river canyons in the world. Pristine forests, emerald pools and feisty McCloud Redband Rainbows make for a fishing experience not to be missed.  Toss in an outlandishly large brown trout on occasion and it is easy to understand why anglers have been coming from around the world for over a century to discover the magic of the McCloud. Our adventures include walking and wading on the incredibly scenic falls section on the Upper McCloud or the remote pristine canyon of the Lower McCloud. Read more…

Upper SacThe Upper Sacramento River
The Upper Sac has nearly forty miles of quick and easy access beginning with crystal clear springs.  The Upper Sac is a rich and productive freestone stream and home to  Shasta rainbow trout, which grow hearty on the diversity of aquatic life the river affords.  Our walk and wade adventures are designed to develop versatile approaches to take advantage of the endless variety of scenic riffles, runs, pools and pocket water this river hosts.  Read more…

Lower SacThe Lower Sacramento River
Known for it’s impressive catch rates and large chunky rainbow trout, the Lower Sac  deserves it’s reputation as one of the finest trophy trout fisheries in America. With regulated releases from Shasta Dam, the fishing on this river can be outstanding year round.  Summer evenings bring the best opportunity to consistently find pods of ‘bows taking emergers or a properly presented dry fly.  Read more…

The Fall River - Guided Fly Fishing by Shasta TroutFall River
The famed Fall River is the largest spring system in the country who’s steady flows and ideal water temperatures create nearly fifteen miles of prime habitat for the legendary trophy Rainbow Trout that inhabit it’s crystal clear waters. Renowned for it’s prolific and predictable hatches, Fall River rivals the finest spring creeks in the west for it’s outstanding dry fly fishing. In between hatches we enjoy swinging and retrieving streamers along with dead drifting nymphs, which anglers of all experience levels also find is fun and effective. Read more…

Pit RiverThe Pit River
The Pit River runs through a rugged scenic canyon for thirty miles that are chocked full of robust Rainbows. Easily sporting one of the highest catch rates of any river in the state it is a nirvana for the adventurous angler. While it is primarily known as a nymphing paradise with miles of boldered pocket water and pools, opportunities to fish dries can be exceptional provided you are in the right place at the right time. Read more…

Trinity RiverThe Trinity River
The Trinity River is famed for its Steelhead, the fish of a thousand casts. In fresh water there is perhaps no other fish that provides the majesty, spectacular leaps and sizzling runs of a steelhead. Fortunately the Trinity has one of the most prolific returns of fish on the planet and our guides most often experience multiple hooks ups rather than thousands of casts per day. Read more…

Hat-CreekHat Creek
Hat Creek is perhaps the most famous spring creek on the west coast. The wild trout section from Powerhouse #2 to Baum Lake hosts some of the most highly educated wild Rainbows and Browns on the planet. The creek is known for it’s technical flats with prolific hatches of mayflies, stoneflies and caddis feeding selective rising trout that refuse all but the finest imitations and long delicate presentations. This is demanding technical spring creek fly fishing at it’s finest. Read more…