Tag Archives: North Coast

1st Annual Norcal Spey Day and Fly-tying demos

Saturday August 8th, 2015 come check out the first annual Nor-Cal Spey Day hosted by Kiene’s/American Fly and Fly Fishing Specialties on the banks of the American River. This should be a really cool event and we will be there … Continue reading

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Fall Finish

Another Fall comes to a close just in time, as our first big rains seem to be settling in. The fishing was much like the water this fall, up and down! The rivers saw ever-changing flows from the lowest we … Continue reading

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Eel River Restoration

In the last couple of years there has been some good work work done on our coastal rivers to help boast salmon and steelhead runs. The Eel is receiving much attention especially from CalTrout and some other resources such as … Continue reading

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Kings on the run….

Here are some pics from the last little bump of water. Amazing how the increase in only 100 cfs of water will trigger anadromous fish to move upriver…..going, going, gone!

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Fall Finish

The leaves have all fallen and the morning temps are below freezing. Water temps have plummeted into the mid forties and with little to no rain in sight it signals the end to our fall season. It was a good … Continue reading

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Thats a wrap…

Winter steelhead season has come to a close. Yes, there are still some places open to fish but its been a long season and its time for a break. Always a little bummed out when the winter season is done, … Continue reading

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Bittersweet…

April is both good and bad in the eyes of a winter steelhead fisherman. While there are still a few fresh fish pushing into many of our systems on the North Coast, many of these rivers close March 31st. Not … Continue reading

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Winter Steelhead flies and a few thoughts

Been long overdue for a post and have been doing some thinking about winter flies after seeing some posts on other blogs. These are just some thoughts and ramblings…. In the last few years, it seems more and more people … Continue reading

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48 hours and 6″ of rain

In the last 48 hours on the North Coast some places have received anywhere from 4-10″ of rain bringing many rivers close to monitor and flood stage. The good thing is that we needed rain and we got it! Now … Continue reading

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The waiting game…

It’s been a strange winter thus far. Usually we are complaining about too much rain and high, off color flows this time of year. This season has been the total opposite. For the last couple of weeks we have been … Continue reading

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