Fly Fishing Report
By AmericanFly Staff
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California Fly Fishing
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Fishing Reports – 05-15-2013 - California waters are lighting up. Get out there!
California Delta - Guided California Delta Fishing Trips - click here |
The Delta is one of the best kept secrets in the West. Fishing the tides swings is best. It really is a great fishery. Look for structure.
Mark Pinto has been doing very well...clients are happy! Mark is one of the original guides in the Delta - Mark knows the Delta!
Fishing & Hatches: Think structure and tides.
Strippers Black Bass are on right now...good numbers being caught..call shop for details. Seeing action on top-water.
Top 10 Flies:
Stripers: Flashtail Clouser(jigged)-brn/yel, chart-1/0, 2/0, 3/0 * Clouser Deep Minnow-char/wht, char/yel, silver shiner-6, 2, 2/0 *
Flashtail Whistler(jigged)-brn/yel, char/wht-3/0 *
Half & Half Clouser-blu/wht, char/wht, gry/wht-1/0, 3/0 *
Reducer-shad, char/wht -2, 1/0 *
Wiggle Minnow- char, baitfish-2/0
| Gear List:
California Delta Gear & Equipment List|
| Lower Yuba River – Guided Lower Yuba River Fishing Trips - click here |
General Conditions: Flows 1,800+...fish the edges! This river is best fished from a boat & with a guide.. Fishing below Daguerre Damn with no people.
Fishing & Hatches: Top water is on! Yuba now open above Hiway 20 bridge. Best news - it's PMD, Yellow Sallie, Caddis in afternoon and a few March Browns - nymphs and dries!
Guide Tip: Our Guides are doing Rainbows in morning and shad in afternoon..that is fun!
Top 10 Flies:
Nymphs: Unreal Egg-Orange-12 * Micro Mayfly-14-18 *
BH Caddis Poopah-tan&olive-14-16 *
Mighty Mite-brn-14-18 *
Copper John-Copper-14-20 *
Little Sloan Stone-yellow-12-16
Dries: Blue Wing Olive-14-18 *
Sloan’s Payalyzer-all colors-12-16
PMD 14-18 *
Chernobyl Juicy Bug Tan 6, 8, 10
| Gear List: Lower Yuba River Gear & Equipment List |
| Private Waters: Antelope Creek Ranch, Bailey Creek Lodge, Clear Creek Ranch, Riverside on Fall River, Rock Creek Lake, Clear Creek Ranch, Hat Creek Ranch, Battle Creek Ranch & Lake Christine|
Link to Private Waters fishing report:
Northern California Private Waters Fishing Report
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