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McCloud River Fishing Report - April 13, 2017
It is only two weeks until the season opens again. Now, is the time to be
planning that next McCloud
fly fishing trip. Send us and email and we will gladly
help you do that.


7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain Saturday, and again
Monday through Wednesday. Highs will range from 52 to 61 degrees and lows
from 40 to 46 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies
Rate: 640 cfs
Level: 10.20
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data above Shasta Lake
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Spotted Sedges, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedges, size 16, larva, pupa and adults
Mahogany duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
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:
Blue-winged Olives are hatching on cloudy, overcast days. Brown Sculpin and
White Belly Sculpin are great streamers to use at this time. Black Matuka and olive
Matuka Sculpin are also very good steamers to use at this time of the season.
Spotted Sedges and Green sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Midges are hatching. Creams,light greens and reds or blood midges.
1. Email us (
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 (
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 McCloud River,
A description of McCloud River, Guide
to fly fishing McCloud River, McCloud
River fishing seasons, and much more
It is just a little over three weeks until
the new season opens. Let us help
you plan that next 2017 fishing trip: