Lower Feather River - Steelhead CANCELED

  • 14 Nov 2020
  • Feather River Wildlife Area
Fishmaster: Roger Wachtler

No speeding near Oroville farms, tickets available!

East of Hwy. 70 closed for fishing till Jan.1

Nymph fishing for Steelhead. 2x to 3x dropper. 5-8 weight rod. 4x4 recommended but not mandatory. 2x vehicles stay on main gravel road.

Will fish downstream aprox. 5 miles of the wildlife area. Contains about a half dozen great fly fishing riffles. You will encounter salmon fisherman and hunters in some areas. Moderate to strong wading skills needed as there is some fast current(800cfs). Many giant salmon will splash near you. Those that can cast upstream and roll mend for a natural drift will catch fish.

Eggs patterns early till 10am then switch to nymphs. Green caddis pupa, princes, red copper johns, rubber legs.

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. Contact Roger or me to coordinate rides, or, more generally, if you have questions.

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