Sacramento Valley - all year
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Last Saturday in April until November 15
$350 for ½ day (1-2 clients), $450 for full day (1-2 clients)
All trips include full equipment use (rod, reel, and terminal tackle including flies), transportation and guide service. Lunch and beverages are provided for full day trips and snacks are provided for ½ day trips.
Northern California/Walk & Wade Fly Fishing Guide - Primary streams include Feather River (North Fork, Middle Fork, Lower), American (Lower, Middle Fork), Lower Yuba, Lower Sacramento, and Calaveras.
Sacramento Valley: Fall - 60's-70's, Winter - 40's-60's, Spring - 60's-70's, Summer - 80's-100's
Sierra Nevada Mountains: Fall - 50's-60's, Winter - 20's-40's, Spring - 50's-60's, Summer - 70's-90's
Full day: Typically meet at 8 a.m. near the fishing destination. Fishing until around 12 pm with approximate 30 min. lunch. Fish until approximately 4:00-4:30 pm. Beginning and ending times are flexible to meet client needs and/or to take advantage of hatches.
Half day: Can be either 8 am-12 pm or 1-5 pm. Beginning and ending times are flexible to meet client needs and/or to take advantage of hatches.
Instruction: 1, 2, and 3 day clinics and classes offered at the serene Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch near Graeagle, CA, which is approximately 2.5 hours from Sacramento. Information can be found at www.mikepeaseadventures.com. Also offer 1:1 instruction with 2 hour minimum at $75/hour per person.
Trout & Steelhead
Q. What type of gear do you recommend?
A. Orvis recommended gear list by stream:
MF Feather River, Calaveras – 3 or 4 wt./ 7.5'- 8.5' Helios 2, Recon, Clearwater or Superfine rods & packages that include reels/line/etc.
NF Feather, MF American – 5 or 6 wt./8.5' Helios 2, Recon, or Clearwater rods & packages that include reels/line/etc.
Lower Yuba, Lower Feather, and Lower Sacramento - 6 wt. Helios 2, Recon, or Clearwater rods & packages that include reels/line/etc.
Safe Passage Sling Pack or Hydros Strap Fishing Vest