Young steelhead are being caught on the Klamath

Klamath River - Upper - CA - Hornbrook, CA (Siskiyou County)


by The Fly Shop
11-12-2013
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Current River Conditions: Fishing has been good for adult steelhead and numbers of 1/2 pounders and juvenile steelhead. Expect good fishing through the month of November, no problem. Egg patterns in orange and shrimp-pink are working. #6-8 Rubber legs, #12 Amber Wing Princes, #12 Red Copper Johns too!

The Fly Shop's Tips: October caddis nymphs are a good choice right now. Skating big dries like Paulson's Titanic, Ska-Oppers or Darth Skaters is a very popular method during the days of Autumn when the steelhead are most aggressive and curious.

Fly rods from 6 wt to 7 wt are perfect in lengths of 9' to 9.5'. Switch rods are popular and make casting very easy. Spey rods fit in well on the Klamath river.

Road Conditions: No restrictions at this time. Call 1-800.427.7623 for up to date Northern California Road Conditions.

Water Flows:
Klamath River Flows

Suggested Fly Patterns:

Dry Flies:

• Paulson's Titanic - Tan or Orange
• Ska-Oppers Any Color
• Darth Skater - Purple or Black

Nymphs/Wet Flies:
• Trailer Trash
• Bjorn's Super Prawn
• Poxyback Hare's Ear #12
• Articulated Marabou Leech
• Amber Wing Prince #12-14
• Red Copper Johns #12-14
• 3-D Nymphs #8-10
• S.A.L.T. Stone #6
• Pat's Rubberlegs #4-8
• Zack's Thurmanator Stone

Eggs:
• Glo-Bug Yarn
• Redd Reaper - Champagne
• Clown Egg #4-10
• Micro Spawn - Shrimp Pink
• Boles Bazookas (All)

Fly Fishing Gear: • Shimazaki Pump Spray
• Shimazaki Dry-Shake Primer - Must Have!
• Sunglasses
• Leaders!


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