California

The Upper reaches of the Lower Yuba River, The North Fork of the Yuba River is a beginner’s paradise. The North Fork of the Yuba River fishes best in the summer months after the snow melt has occurred. Snow melt depending on the year is generally finished up by June. The North Fork of the Yuba River is over 60 miles long, most of which is paralleled by highway 49. The hot summer days allow anglers to fish without waders which is a huge plus for beginning fly fishers who may not have waders.

The Lower Sac is rated one of the best tailwater fisheries in the US. It flows through downtown Redding, meandering through residential subdivisions, office buildings, and recreational areas. This river is a lifeline for most of California, providing water for central valley agriculture. It just so happens that Rainbows that inhabit the river are football shaped and weigh up to 15 lbs.

The American River is a 23 mile stretch of water flowing out of nimbus damn eventually meeting the Sacramento River. This relatively urban river is known for its diverse runs of fish and easy access. The American River’s relatively moderate slope and cobble/gravel bottom makes this river a waders paradise.

North of Redding, The Upper Sacramento River consists of 35 ish miles of trout filled river that is open all year long. With plenty of public access created by the train tracks that parallel the Upper Sacramento make it a fly fisher’s delight. Diverse in features the Upper Sacramento River boast breath taking waterfalls, trout filled pocket water, and crystal creek pools.

The Lower Yuba River The Lower Yuba is a 21 mile long tailwater fishery flowing out of Englebright Lake characterized by long runs, crater-like pools, and wide riffles. However, it's more known for the feisty native rainbows that call this ri

The Church, The cathedral, Holy Water, and the Jewel of the West Coast are names given to the spring fed McCloud River over the years. These affectionate names generally will indicate 1 of 2 things: it’s hard to get to or private… Amazing fishing and scenery are givens of course. In the case of the McCloud River it’s both. Many of the rivers in Northern California have been ravaged over gold, timber, and the obvious water. The McCloud River’s rugged surroundings and lack of gold kept both people and industries at bay.

Boasting more trout per mile than any other stream in California, Hot Creek is a fly fisher’s paradise. Hot Creek winds its way through the high desert setting of the eastern sierra. Looking at Hot Creek’s moon like landscape one could hardly believe that there are about 11,000 trout per mile. Hot Creek’s bug life is not only diverse but thriving.

Fly Fishing The Feather River: The Lower Feather River is a 50 mile long river stretching from the base of Lake Oroville, through Marysville and Yuba City, and eventually meets up with the mighty Sacramento River near the Sacramento International

Middle Fork Premier 2-3 Day This trip is for those looking for the thrill of class 4+ whitewater mixed with trophy trout hunting. All skill levels are welcome but prepare for an adventure with the best raft and fly guides in the area. No one knows t