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Lower Sacramento, California River Fishing Report -
January 1
7, 2018
The stream levels are down and the river in much better shape. There's still some
Blue-winged olives, non-
baetis species, hatching along with plenty of cream and
red or blood midges. You should fish both the larva and pupa imitations of the
midges and the adults only when you see them on the surface.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday but Saturday,
otherwise clear for the coming week. The highs will range from
47 to 52 degrees
and the lows from
35 to 41 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Blue-winged Olives, size 20 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips for Trout:
Different species of Blue-winged Olives nymphs are plentiful in the lower Sac.
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are the best streamers to use at
this time.
Midges, cream, light green and red or blood midges are plentiful. Fish the larva and
pupa in tandem.
Rate:  4080 cfs
Level: 8.38 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 48
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Keswick
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Lower Sacramento River,
California
A description of the Lower Sacramento
River, Guide to fly fishing the Lower
Sacramento River, Lower Sacramento
River fishing seasons, and much more
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Strategies, Techniques and Tips for Steelhead/Salmon:
None