Lower Feather River - Steelhead

  • 06 Nov 2021
  • Feather River Wildlife Area



Lower Feather River Outing

Fishmaster: Roger Wachtler

GPFF Covid-19 Rules are to come and this event may have limited space.

Steelhead card required. Map , info and video
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.

Egg and Alevin patterns early till 11am then switch to nymphs. Green caddis pupa, princes, red copper johns, rubber legs.

Contact Roger for more information.

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