J.A.G. Fly Fishing - Guide Services for Northern California

GUIDED TRIPS:    Lower Sacramento River  /   Feather River   /  Lakes   /   Streams & Creeks

Customized Fly Fishing Services

The Experience

We offer drift boat trips on the Lower Sacramento River, the Feather River, and a few lakes in the Lake Almanor area. We offer walk and wade tripson the Feather River, Deer Creek, and other local creeks. We can accomodate beginning fly fishers just starting out and seasoned fly fishers who have been at it for awhile now. We now offer Introduction to Fly Fishing for beginners, E-mail for details. Casting lessons are also available upon request for a fee. 

Lower Sacramento River

Guide Rates: $425 FULL DAY 1-2 People  /  $325 HALF DAY 1-2 People

The Lower Sacramento River is arguably one of the best tailwater fisheries in California! Cool, constant flows from Keswick Damn make this river a perfect year round fishery. A perfect ecosystem for wild trout, steelhead and salmon. Even in the summer months. The best time to fish the Lower Sacramento River is generally between mid March and early December. 


Equipment: Rods, reels, flies, all terminal tackle will be provided.

Lunch: Deli style lunch provided for full day program. Unfortunately special dietary needs not accommodated, you will need to provide your own lunch.

Dates: Call for availability.

Feather River

Guide Rates: Low-Flow $425 Full day, 1-2 people / High-Flow $425 Full day, 1-2 people / Low-Flow $325 Half day, 1-2 people / High-Flow $325 Half day, 1-2 people. 

The Feather River below Oroville Dam is a tail water fishery. This river is best known for its steelhead and salmon fishing, holding both hatchery and wild fish. The river is broken into, two main areas: the low-flow and the high-flow. The low-flow runs from the Hatchery down to the Afterbay Outlet. The high-flow runs from the Afterbay Outlet down to Gridley. We will fish out of my drift boat, with opportunities to wade fish. Each drift is approximately seven to eight hours.


Guide Rates: Drift boat $300 – 2 person max / Float Tube/Pontoon Boat $125 per person – 3 person minimum, 6 person maximum *must have own float tube/pontoon boat / Pond Smelt/Midge Hatch $350 – Drift boat only 1-2 people. 

Lake Almanor is located in Chester, CA. As one of the first hydroelectric dams in California, construction on Canyon Dam began in 1912 and saw its completion in 1914. Lake Almanor takes its name from Alice, Martha, and Elinore the three daughters of the dam project’s coordinator Guy C. Earls. 

Almanor provides many great fishing opportunities with good populations of rainbow trout, brown trout, Chinook salmon, small mouth bass, carp, bullhead and channel catfish.

Streams and Creeks

Guide Rates: $325, 4-6 hours, 1-2 people

Northern California has many tributaries that flow into the Lower Sacramento River. We guide several local seasonal creeks within 45 minutes of Chico.  All of these creek and streams are artificial, barbless with special regulations and are seasonal. These streams and creeks can be a tough walk and wade at times. Hiking and climbing over large rocks and boulders is a must. 

Payment Policy: Cash or check is preferred. However, we do accept all major credit cards via PayPal. We also accept Venmo Payment. We require a 50% deposit within 8 days of booking your trip, to secure your date and reservation. Your balance will be due upon completion of your trip. Please call or E-Mail for availability, and our address if paying by cash or check.


Call us today at (530) 570-0978 or email Jagflyfishing@gmail.com

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