Lower Sacramento River

The Lower Sacramento River is arguably one of the best tailwater fisheries in California!

Cool, constant flows from Keswick Dam, make this river a perfect year round fishery. The flows from Keswick provide 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. We consistently see large wild rainbows and steelhead (20”- 25”) and 20+ fish days are not uncommon. We will fish out of my Hyde Drift boat for approximately 7 – 8 hours. We fish using a 9’6” 6wt rod with 10’- 12’leaders.We will fish nymph/egg patterns under an indicator. However, there is always a possibility to be able to fish dries. This river is known for epic caddis hatches, so be prepared, and brush up on those casting skill.


Dates: Call or E-Mail for availability.


Guide Rates:

Full day – $425.00, 1 – 2 people

Deli style lunch provided. Unfortunately special dietary needs not accommodated, you would have to provide your own lunch.

Half day – $325.00, 1 – 2 people*

*No Lunch provided

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