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  • Snow Melt Is On

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing May 5, 2017 | 13:22 pm

    The mighty McCloud The Snow melt has kicked in after 80 degree weather the last few days. The Upper Sac is now at 4500 cfs, way BIG, and the McCloud is running at 900cfs at Ah Di Na. PG&E has stated that the McCloud Dam release will hold steady at the 900 cfs mark for […]

  • Updated McCloud River Access

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Apr 28, 2017 | 11:41 am

    Here’s a statement released yesterday from the Shasta-Trinity National Forest regarding the road situation into Ah Di Na…… Today, additional work is being completed to clear some rocks off of the roadway and the large tree has been cleared as well. The road will be open to the USFS Campground by this evening (April 27). […]

  • April 20th 2017 Fishing Report.

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Apr 20, 2017 | 12:53 pm

    Our local waters are still under the influence of a wet wet wet winter and early spring. Our definition of fishability has changed a bit. We can’t wait any longer, its time to go fishing. Our best bets in and around Mount Shasta are the Lower Sacramento, McCloud Reservoir, and Lake Siskiyou. Also, With the […]

  • The Fishermen’s Spot Expo

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Mar 30, 2017 | 13:20 pm


  • Orvis Podcast Interview with Wild Waters Guide

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Feb 10, 2017 | 19:39 pm

    This week’s podcast features John Rickard, an Orvis-Endorsed Guide with Wild Waters Fly Fishing in Mt. Shasta, California. Our main topic is winter steelhead in California, but John also gives us some helpful insights on California trout fishing, as well.  If you don’t see the “Play” button above, click here to listen.

  • Klamath River Fishing Report

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Feb 10, 2017 | 14:18 pm

    On Super Bowl Sunday the Iron Gate section of the Klamath River saw one guide boat. The clarity of the water was greenish brown and the wind gusted up to 30mph in the afternoon, conditions were tough but we had it all to ourselves. Many of my favorite spots were forever changed as half the […]

  • Saying Goodbye To Another Fantastic Trout Season

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Nov 21, 2016 | 21:13 pm

    <img src=”https://static1.squarespace.com/static/54ccde5be4b0c3d730af9084/t/582bb31a59cc6857972e172d/1479258914273/%21cid_0C65C053-036B-443D-A573-4787E06C63EA.jpg” alt=”!cid_0C65C053-036B-443D-A573-4787E06C63EA.jpg” /> <img src=”https://static1.squarespace.com/static/54ccde5be4b0c3d730af9084/t/582bb346cd0f6816126d2fd3/1479258961082/P1100375.JPG” alt=”P1100375.JPG” /> Big fish are ready to play on the Upper Sacramento River …. the only reeeel trout stream open all winter here in Dogpatch. The traditional trout season has come to a close on the McCloud, Fall, Hat, etc….. by that I mean THEY ARE CLOSED! You would be surprised […]

  • Fall In The North State

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Oct 27, 2016 | 14:44 pm

    McCloud Dreamy Creamy With all the current conditions we are putting up with you would think things are tough but guess what, it hasn’t been all too bad. Now that could change on the McCloud (talk about clouded) and the Upper Sac any time but up until recently both rivers have been giving up decent […]

  • Game On!

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Oct 12, 2016 | 20:02 pm

    Fall is now in full swing. We have had our first rain since last spring, the nights are cold and next weeks forecast is RAIN. The mountain is showing off it’s beauty with each snow and the colors are brilliant. Both rivers here are showing the fall uptick in fishing. The October Caddis are making […]

  • The Fall Season Has Arrived

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Sep 20, 2016 | 20:35 pm

    DePuy Spring Creek Just back from a road trip to WY/MT in time for the shoulder season here in Dogpatch. This is the time of year I lick my chops for the many choices that start to present themselves in the area. Both the Upper Sac and McCloud River have shown improvement in their fishing. […]