Year round independent guide service. Feather River, Sacramento River, clear lake, & lake oroville

FLY FISHING CA NORTH VALLEY


Spotted Bass   Spotted Bass   Clear Lake Crappie   Sac Shad   Stripers   Clear Lake Bass   Sac Trout   Feather Steelhead

(Indicators)     (Topwater)                                                                           

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

​September

October

November

​December

These fisheries can all be great at other times of the year, I'm just recommending trips this way to keep my scouting to around 2 or 3 locations each month, this keeps me fishing and guiding the most prime months of the year for each fishery throughout the whole year basically.   MONTHLY CHART AT BOTTOM



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January-May

Location: Lake Oroville

Or other Foothill Lakes

Species: Spotted Bass 

Tactics: Float & Fly /Indicators

Rods: 6 weights





March-June

​Location: Clear Lake

Species: Crappie

Tactics: Float & Fly /Indicators

​Rods: 3-4 weights.





March-April

Location: Lower Sac
Species: Trout
Tactics: Nymphing
Rods: 6 weights





April-June

Location: Sacramento River
Species: SHAD, Stripers, & Bass
Shad Tactics: Swinging

Striper Tactics: Shooting heads & streamers

Bass Tactics: Topwater
Rods: 6-9 weights






May-September

Location: Lake Oroville

Species: Spotted Bass

Tactics: Topwater

Rods: 6-7 weights




July-September

Location: Sacramento River

Species: Stripers

Tactics: Shooting Heads & Streamers

​Rods: 8-9 weights




​August-September

Location: Clear Lake

Species: Largemouth Bass

Tactics: Streamers

Rods: 6 weights




October-November

Location: Lake Oroville

& Other Foothill Lakes

Species: Spotted Bass

Tactics: Float & Fly Primarily & Topwater

Rods: 6 & 7 weights



​​October-December

Locations: Feather & Sacramento River

Species: Trout & Steelhead

Tactics: Nymphing

Rods: 6 weights