Tag Archives: McCloud River

Fly Fishing is Outstanding in the Shadow of Shasta!

BradMossbrae

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 […]

Guides report: Summertime fly fishing in the shadow of Shasta

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The Blackberries are ripe, the weather is perfect (no local fires), the trout are fat and feisty and solitude is easy to find. We recommend you join us soon!  To help you take advantage of the great local fishing we are offering a group special.  Bring family or friends and hire two guides for a […]

A Guide’s Report: Fly Fishing in the Shadow of Shasta, May 2014

Paul McCloud dry fly Rainbow

With low, ideal flows and perfect weather we are experiencing fantastic fly fishing in Northern California on all of our trout fisheries.   With the peak of our biggest hatches of the year just days away, we only expect the fishing to get better.  Salmonflies, Goldenstones, Mayflies big and small, as well as multiple hatches of […]

McCloud River access reopens for fly fishing

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October 5th Ah Di Na, Ash Camp and the Fisherman’s Loop on the McCloud River have reopened for fishing after closure due to the Bagley fire.  The order went out October 5th from the local Forest Service office special uses officer.  She sent this notice in an email October 5th: “I just received notice that […]

McCloud River closure expected to be lifted by October

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September 20th Ah Di Na, Ash Camp and the Fisherman’s Loop on the McCloud River remain closed due to the Bagley fire.  The order went out the morning of August 29th from the local Forest Service office.  We just received a phone call and this email from the Special Uses Coordinator: I spoke to the […]

McCloud River closed due to Bagley fire

Andrew takes it all in

August 29 Ah Di Na, Ash Camp and the Fisherman’s Loop on the McCloud are now closed due to the Bagley fire.  The order went out this morning from the local Forest Service office.  The special uses officer who forwarded the closure memo (dated today) said she received an email yesterday at 3:45 announcing the […]

McCloud River relicensing flows discussed by Cal Trout representative Curtis Knight

McCloud Dam Relicensing Flows Screencast from California Trout on Vimeo. Shasta Trout guide Craig Nielsen attended a meeting last Thursday, July 14th hosted by Cal Trout to discuss flow recommendations for the Pit and McCloud Rivers under relicensing with FERC.  There has been a good deal of misunderstanding and misinformation regarding the flows and particularly […]