Lower Klamath River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Lower Klamath River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
This great river continues to dole out solid days of steelheading. Recent rain has some bigger showing up, but don't worry if you're not hooking up early in the day these fish will come alive and bite as the day warms up. The flows remain at 1,000 CFS, clarity is good and there are plenty of steelhead pouring into the upper section. Best tactics for numbers is dead drifting Legs and eggs. With the water cooling off, you will have to slow your swung flies down and get a little deeper to consistently hook fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Lower Klamath River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Wild Waters Fly Fishing

Water flow: 1700cfs Seid Valley

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 45 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: All Day

Best stretch: I-5 to Weitchpec

Best access point: Numerous Forest Service Put Ins

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Rainbow, Steelhead, Salmon

Fishing season: Fall, Winter, Spring

Nearest airport: Medford

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

It's swing and nymphing time

7-Day Forecast

This section of river is giving up some very nice fish. It will get better and better now that the rain has shown up as we move deeper into Winter.

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