October 2012 Archives - AC Fly Fishing - Lower Sacramento River Fly Fishing
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October 2012

Lower Sac and Klamath Reports

The Lower Sac has been fishing lights out the past few weeks. With an above average run of chinook salmon this fall, the egg bite has been fantastic. There are still quite a few spawning salmon throughout the river which should keep the trout keyed in on eggs for at least a few more weeks. Aside from the round balls of protein the salmon have been dumping into the river the 'bows have been eating midges, mayflies and caddis. It's all good right now. Don't miss an opportunity to get out on this river this fall - the Sac should continue to produce through November. The Klamath River has also been fishing VERY well. With gobs of salmon below Iron Gate, eggs are the main item on the menu. The fishing...

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Back Home

After 4 months in the bush of Alaska i'm happy to be back home in Northern California. As great as Alaska was, it's nice to be back in some warmer weather, wearing flip flops and t-shirts again. It was one hell of a season up in Katmai. I had the opportunity to work with some solid individuals again this season. The camaraderie amongst the guide staff is probably the thing I will miss most this winter. Getting up for 20 weeks straight, two hours before sun up, with the same small group of guys can create a pretty strong bond. Sitting around the bar at night at the end of the season, sipping whiskey and swapping stories about the previous days events, bitching to each other about unappreciative guests, crappy weather,...

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