Lower Feather River - Steelhead


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Lower Feather River

Updated 12/04/17

Fishmaster: Roger Wachtler

Skill Level: Advanced(big water)


Jan 6 (Sat) 2018. Meet up at 7:15AM in downtown Oroville across from the fish hatchery in the parking lot next to the viewing gazebo.

Have your 2018 license and steelhead card filled out. Walmart Oroville has steelhead cards open 24/7. Also order online at https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Licensing/Online-Sales

Exit Hwy 70 turn right onto Montgomery st.
Continue several blocks turn left on Oliver St.
Turn left at dead end on Arlin Rhine Memorial Dr.
Meet at gazebo viewing stand within a few feet.

We are going starting earlier than normal in the AM. Do not be late, by 8AM all the holes will be taken by locals as this is the first weekend of access above hwy 70. All the steelhead are up by the hatchery now, few stragglers down on the wildlife area. No salmon present. Do not speed near the farms south of Oroville you will get a ticket. Also fog in the AM.

Rubber legs/egg pattern droppers early till 10am then maybe switch to nymphs. Green caddis pupa, princes, red copper johns, micro mays.

Lodging at Motel 6/restaurant in parking lot available for those wishing to spend the night. Cheap.

  505 Montgomery St
  Oroville, CA 95965
  Phone number 530 532-9400

GPFF strongly encourages car pooling. Email me to coordinate rides, or, more generally, if you have questions..


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