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Lower Sacramento, California River Fishing Report -
March
16, 2017
The stream levels are way down from last week. They are still high but can be
fished, especially in the upper sections where the water is clearer. Midges and
little BWOs are still the main insects hatching. Fish sculpin streamers when it is
overcast. There is rain forecast everyday after today.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week
after today.
The highs will range from 64 to 72 degrees and the lows from 49 to 53
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
Little Black Caddis, size 18, 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.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
Midges, cream, light green and red or blood midges are plentiful. Fish the larva and
pupa in tandem.
Rate:  8,620 cfs
Level: 12.09 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 41
Clarity: Stained
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