Tag Archives: Upper Sacramento River

Umpqua Gathering & Shasta Fly Fishing Report


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 […]

Craig Nielsen presents “Fly Fishing Freestones” at Russian River Fly Fishers


Wednesday, April 8th @ 7:00 – 9:00 Russian River Fly Fishers Craig Nielsen, owner of Shasta Trout and a fly fishing guide based in Mt. Shasta, will be presenting a program called “Fly Fishing Freestones,”  at the monthly meeting of the Russian River Fly Fishers. The meeting gets started at 7pm at the Lodge Room, […]

Good fly fishing forecast for the Upper and Lower Sacramento Rivers

TomSteele, Northern California fly fishing guide poses a hefty spring Rainbow

It must be Monday because I awoke with snow on the ground again this morning.  To see snow last Monday was a bit of a surprise but after a week of relatively mild spring weather it came as a real shock today.  Fortunately this appears to be the end of the cold weather for a […]

River Exchange hosts Upper Sacramento River clean-up

Upper Sacramento

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: Dunsmuir City Park, Dunsmuir, CA Gather your friends and neighbors and join us for the 20th Annual Great River Clean-Up. We’ll meet at the Dunsmuir City Park at 9:00 a.m., then head out to the banks of the Upper Sac and its tributaries […]

Upper Sacramento River guides report superb fishing

Big and beautiful springtime Rainbow finds the net fly fishing the Upper Sacramento River

April 2012 Flows on the  Upper Sacramento River have been moving up and down with the storm surges coming through and whenever the flows are waning the fishing has been quite good. The  National Weather Service is predicting another short pulse and then clearing for the weekend. We are anticipating some excellent fishing in the […]

Upper Sacramento River fly fishing guide reports & video

February Freestones from AC on Vimeo. Video by local guides Anthony Carruesco & Matt Formento A few of us have been fishing the Upper Sacramento River again this week and it continues to to fish exceptionally well with near ideal spring like conditions.  Flows remain exceptionally low and clear and fish are active from Cantara […]

Fabulous fly fishing on the Upper Sacramento River in Winter!

Northern California fly fishing guide Anthony Carruesco hooks up in an emerald Upper Sacramento run

Guide reports from Anthony Carruesco & Matt Formento We have been out on the Upper Sacramento River a few times this past week and the fishing has been VERY solid. The early spring like weather has the bugs and the fish active. Right now the larger rainbows in the Upper Sac are dominating the pools […]