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|Wild Waters Fly Fishing|
Water flow: 3300cfs
Visibility: 36 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F
Water condition: Stained
Best time of day to fish: all day
Best stretch: Redding
Best access point: posse grounds
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
BWO and caddis
Fish species: Trout
Fishing season: Year Round
Nearest airport: Redding Muni Airport (RDD)
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 10' 6 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Trout Easy Mend WF Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
Starting below Keswick Dam the Lower Sacramento is the largest tailwater fishery in Northern California. This spectacular body of water fishes good all year thanks to the temperature regulated flows. Known as a wild rainbow trout fishery this river also supports populations of both King and Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Smallmouth Bass, Sturgeon, Striped Bass, and multiple species of both rough and forage fish. ...
The trout fishing can be solid all year and steel head start to show in late August.
Most fish are being caught under a strike indicator.
Great unless windy