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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 &12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 71/2
ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rod:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five or
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Loon Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
McCloud River, California Fishing Report - September 16, 2018
The conditions remain fair. Regretfully, there is still some smoke in the air. The
stream levels are up a little and that helps.. You still have to stay low and hidden. There
are some hatches taking place.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is no chance of rain for the coming week. Highs will
range from 64 to 71 degrees and lows from 41 to 46 degrees
Recommended Trout Flies
Rate: 226 cfs
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
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 sedges, size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October Caddis, size 6, larva and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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 (caddisflies) are hatching.
Pale Morning Duns are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials - Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers are working.
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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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