North Yuba River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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North Yuba River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
During the spring months take advantage of the warmest parts of the day. Regardless of signs anglers are allowed below the high water mark on the entire river.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Yuba River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 350 cfs @ Goodyear's Bar {near Downieville}

Visibility: 51 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 45 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Currently evening

Best stretch: Between Downieville and Sierra City

Best access point: Highway 49 near Downieville

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Stimulators, #12, orange and yellow {6/1} bwo, #12 Golden Stone fly mid June pmd

Fish species: rainbow, brook and brown trout

Fishing season: Year Round, catch and release @ present 'till last Sat. in April

Nearest airport: Reno, NV

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Yuba River Description

The North Yuba is a wonderful, widely accessible free stone river that flows from the 6,700' Yuba Pass to Bullard's Bar Lake, a distance of about 60 miles. The stream is open year-around but the regulations change to catch and release only during the winter months from mid-November to the last Saturday in April. there are two small gold rush era towns alonbg the river that offer lodging, meals and some fly ...

Techniques & Tips

Indicator nymphing or fishing a dropper nymph below a dry, i.e., goddard caddis

7-Day Forecast

Absolutely beautiful weather, fishing is great. Don't forget your camera.

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