Upper Sacramento River, California - Fishing Report -
October 20, 2016
The stream levels are down at a normal levels and in excellent shape. Our
customers caught lots of trout the past two days. There are lots of
Blue-winged olives hatching and still a few October Caddis here and there.
The insects will soon be changing as the water temperature drops.
7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain from Sunday through next Wednesday, otherwise
clear for the next week. Highs will range from 52 to 68 degrees and lows
from 40 to 42 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, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedges, caddisflies, size 16, larva, pupa and adults
October Caddis, size 6, nymphs and adults
Little Yellow Stoneflies, 14/16, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8, 10, 12,
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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
October caddis are hatching.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Spotted Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
We listed Hoppers and Beetles, but I wouldn't use them in priority ot the other insects yet.
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