McCloud River - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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McCloud River - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing McCloud River is currently Good

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Wild Waters Fly Fishing

Water flow: 245cfs at Ah di Na

Visibility: 3 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Every stretch

Best access point: Ash camp, Ah Di Na and Conservancy

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis and Mayflies

Fish species: Rainbows and browns

Fishing season: April-November

Nearest airport: Redding Muni Airport (RDD)

Person Fishing in a stream

McCloud River Description

Arguably one of the most beautiful tailwaters in the Golden State. Flowing out of the McCloud reservoir and flowing into Lake Shasta this fishery holds fantastic fishing for both browns and rainbows.

Techniques & Tips

Dries, Nymphs and Streamers

7-Day Forecast

Open again April 24, 2021


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