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Northern California: , by Luke Geraty: Walk & Wade Options in Northern California: 4 stars

Of the many things I love about fly fishing in northern California, the diversity of both fisheries and techniques has to be two of the stand outs. Dry fly? No problem. You want to use a spey rod and swing flies? Sure thing. Tight line nymphing? We got you covered. Indicator nymphing? Of course. The opportunities abound and no matter what technique gets you excited or what type of water you want to fish, there are plenty of options to make it happen. From tailwaters to spring creeks to freestones, you can find the perfect escape. 

And what's more is that there are options throughout the year, with some of the *best* fly fishing happening now, in the spring! The insect hatches start to get pretty crazy and there are still plenty of big fish to be caught. In fact, in the past few days I've had guests on a number of fisheries and we've had chances to catch some great fish on just about every method available. One day due to the massive caddis hatch, we were able to throw double dries for a couple of hours and caught a bunch of fish up top. On another day we were swinging soft hackles and hooking nice trout using trout spey tactics. And today we were catching big 22+ inch fish on size 18 zebra midges and other small nymphs. 

Northern California has incredible options and you just can't beat the weather right now! Book a trip today on one of our many options and don't forget that walk and wade trips can be extremely effective and you can catch some really big fish. 

Mark's nice 'bow on a rubber legs.
Mark's nice 'bow on a rubber legs.
Yet another trout on the might rubber legs.
Yet another trout on the might rubber legs.
Did someone say size 20 zebra midge?
Did someone say size 20 zebra midge?
Paul got a fish that was nearly 23 inches tight line nymphing!
Paul got a fish that was nearly 23 inches tight line nymphing!
Mark hooked up on a fish while wading.
Mark hooked up on a fish while wading.
Next 10 open days for Luke Geraty: Nov 2, 3, 5, 9, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21
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