Hat Creek - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Hat Creek - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The Power House 2 riffle area and Carbon Flat have been fishing well. Nymphing in the riffle is always good if you don't mind company. Spinner falls in the morning has made searching the flats below a great option in the morning.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Hat Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Wild Waters Fly Fishing

Water flow: Good

Visibility: 42 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 65 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Power House #2 riffle, below Hat Creek park

Best access point: From the junction of Highways 89 & 299, continue north 2.7 miles to a road on the right marked "Hat No. 2." This is the PG&E access road to Hat Creek Power House #2. At this point the water from Baum Lake that was diverted to the power house several miles downstream re-enters the river.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

PMD's, Salmonfies and Drakes

Fish species: Rainbows and a few browns.

Fishing season: April to November

Nearest airport: Redding Muni Airport (RDD)

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

Baetis and PMD

7-Day Forecast

With the heat of Summer upon us best bet for fishing is morning and late afternoon.

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