Hat Creek - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Hat Creek - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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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: 48 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

Open again April 24, 2021


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