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McCloud River, California Fishing Report - August 13, 2018
The river is in good shape in all sections. There are some very good hatches taking
place and good numbers of trout being caught. Levels below Lake McCloud are normal.


Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the next
week. Highs will range from 79 to 83 degrees and lows from 54 to 57 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies
Rate: 260 cfs
Level: 10.84
Afternoon Water Temperature: 57
Clarity: clear
Below Lake McCloud
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 Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedge Caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 14/16, nymphs and adults
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
Japaneese Beetles, size 14/16
Sandwich hoppers, green, orange, brown, 12/10/8/6/4
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 sedge caddis are hatching.
Green sedge caddis are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers
Fly Fishing McCloud River,
California
A description of McCloud River, Guide
to fly fishing McCloud River, McCloud
River fishing seasons, and much more
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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