Pit River - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pit River - Northern California, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The Pit is still a good choice even as it cools off. The fish will be spread out and holding in water where you would expect them to be holding. Good flies are Rubberlegs in Black and Brown, and the Amberwing Prince Nymph. Find the pocket water and high stick everything you can reach. Look for some hatches to happen on cloudy days. You may have to search some if the rainfall becomes heavy enough to move sediment. Sculpins stripped in the deeper pools this time of year can find some bigger fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pit River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Wild Waters Fly Fishing

Water flow: 500cfs Pit 3

Visibility: 20 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 41 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Sections of Pit 3, 4 and Pit 5

Best access point: Pitt 2 -4

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Adams, PMD's and BWO

Fish species: Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: All year on reaches 3,4, and 5 April 30th-Nov 15 on Pit 1

Nearest airport: Redding

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

High stick nymphing with and without and indicator and dry fly fishing.

7-Day Forecast

Flows around 500cfs, be carefull.


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