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  • May 10th, 2018. Northern California and Southern Oregon Fishing Report.

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing May 10, 2018 | 13:36 pm

    Lower Sacramento River Spring on the Lower Sacramento River is about as good as trout fishing can get. The river has had a plethora of bug activity with most emphasis on Hydropsyche Caddis and PMD Mayflies. At about 8K the river is in perfect drift boating shape. Classic side drifting methods with Jaydecators are your best […]

  • Great Start To The Season

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing May 9, 2018 | 12:16 pm

    McCloud River Fly Fishing Report McCloud River The McCloud River awaken from her long winters rest Saturday. She presented us with her magnificent beauty, spectacular spring foliage, and perfect water conditions. Ash Camp as always had it’s opening day crowds but no problem, it was like a big group hug rather than a battle for […]

  • Quick Opener Update

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Apr 27, 2018 | 12:44 pm

    Upper Sacramento River The river is in fantastic shape, the best we have seen it in a number of years. Recent trips and reports are indicating good to very good fishing. We are seeing some very nice fish bending rods from Ney Springs down to Delta. Flows and conditions will spoil you, it’s been quite […]

  • April 19th, 2018 Fishing Report

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Apr 19, 2018 | 12:44 pm

    Photos by Carl Mogerley The Lower Sacramento River We have been experiencing some dramatic shifts in the weather from warm and sunny to cold, wet and windy. It makes for a challenge but also keeps the fish from becoming stale. They have been switching their diets around depending upon the weather from Beatis, PMD’s, Caddis, […]

  • Spring Fishing Update

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Apr 12, 2018 | 20:28 pm

    Coastal Steelhead Coastal Steelhead fishing is coming to an end, but it’s not over yet.  It’s Spring, we’ve been fishing in T-shirts and been fishing in Snow.  Last couple of weeks we spent days on the Smith, the Rogue system and the Umpqua rivers.  Some upriver fish are still being caught but the end is […]

  • Great Winter Fishing

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Feb 7, 2018 | 13:47 pm

    Well it’s been awhile but we are back. All’s good, the shop has reopened and is humming along with a newer brighter look. Fortunately too all the old laughs and lies are still present and Bob is manning the helm as usual. Compared to last year this mild Winter has opened up many fishing opportunities not […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving … Best Fishes To Ya!

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Nov 21, 2017 | 19:21 pm

    Fresh Klamath Steelie               Photo by Rick Cox Although the general trout season is over for most of our local rivers the Upper Sac continues to be open and will do so all winter. It has been fishing good its entire length. Stimulator/dropper is working mid to upper river along […]

  • Big Fish Busting Out

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Nov 9, 2017 | 14:09 pm

    Collin’s USac Brownie (First time fly fishing)                       Photo by Montana Mclean What an incredible Fall season lately, big fish time on both the Upper Sac and McCloud Rivers. No complaining, just enjoying the rewards of the BIG winter last year. The opportunity is currently there […]

  • Trout and Steelhead Time

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Oct 26, 2017 | 20:31 pm

    McCloud Big Bow               Photo by Fred Gordon October has been spectacular in many ways here in Dogpatch. Unlike the pain in the ass conditions of last year with the record setting rains early on this year has been very kind weather and fishing wise. The beautiful Fall colors seem […]

  • Fall Season IS Here

    Wild Waters Fly Fishing Oct 12, 2017 | 20:10 pm

    Don Hooked Up Upper Sac             Photo by Rick Cox Fall has really kicked in locally now with it all of our fishing arenas open and ready for business. The Upper Sacramento River has started its October Caddis show from Dunsmuir up to Ney Springs. Any emergent pattern for these big […]