Tag Archives: Lake Siskiyou

Umpqua Gathering & Shasta Fly Fishing Report

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July 26th North Umpqua Reunion & Shasta Area Fly Fishing Report I just finished unpacking from ten days celebrating another(!) bday on the North Umpqua with friends and family.  We camped, fished, ate, drank, swam, hiked, toured Crater Lake, wine tasted and partied as if we were much younger.  Many thanks to the friends who […]

Fly Fishing is Outstanding in the Shadow of Shasta!

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July 3rd Happy Independence Day! Fly fishing in the shadow of Shasta has been outstanding the past few weeks with ideal flows, water conditions and weather.  The bugs of spring including Goldenstones, large and small mayflies along with several Caddis, remain prolific and the evening dry fly fishing has been magical.  Fishing a dry-dropper combo […]

Guide Craig Nielsen serves as Fishmaster for Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers outing on the Lake Siskiyou

Gramps Nielsen with a big Bass

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 […]

Northern California fly fishing guides enjoy summer evenings on Lake Siskiyou

Craig poses a nice Lake Siskiyou Smallmouth Bass caught on a fly

Craig had a couple last minute cancellations this week so instead of pouting, he invited Jerri to join him on Lake Siskiyou for a few evenings after she got off work to picnic and fish.  We packed a baguette, some cheese, and a bottle of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc along with the fishing gear.  Evenings on […]

Shasta Trout fly fishing guides enjoy Hex Hatch on Lake Siskiyou

Yee Haw!  Lake Siskiyou Bass on Hex dry flies!

July 31st Shasta Trout guides Craig and Jerri Nielsen had an evening off on Sunday, the last day in July, so decided to head out to Lake Siskiyou just five minutes from home to check out the Hexagenia Mayfly hatch, which was in full swing.  It is a mixed affair with some Smallmouth Bass and […]

Northern California Trout and Steelhead Guides go bassin’

Gramps Nielsen with a big Bass

July 10th Shasta Trout guides Craig and Jerri Nielsen had an evening off on Sunday so decided to head out to Lake Siskiyou just five minutes from their home to check out the Hexagenia Mayfly hatch which should be in full swing.  In most seasons it starts sometime late in June and continues until the […]