Upper Sacramento River, California - Fishing Report -
October 19, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are up high right now. It is too high to
wade safely anywhere. All you can do is watch the stream levels and fish
when it drops. There has been some recent heavy rain and as I'm sure
everyone knows, it was badly needed.
7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through Saturday, then clear for the coming week.
Highs will range from 51 to 76 degrees and lows from 39 to 49 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 ft., 5 or 6X Nymphing: 71/2 ft.,
3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Mahogany duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October Caddis, size 6, pupa and adults
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
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are the best streamers you can use
during the Fall months.
The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin streamrs are also good flies to use at this time.
Various species of Blue-winged olives hatch on cloudy days and the nymphs are very
Spotted Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations rigged in tandem for the best
Aquatic worms are also working.
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