NORTH YUBA RIVER

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FISHING REPORT
Updated - 4/6/20
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Current River Conditions: about 644 CFS.  River closes on the 15th

 

​Fishing-?: CLOSED until the last Saturday in April, 2021

 

Attractor fly patterns like Adams Parachutes, Elk Hair Caddis, Stimulators etc. are all you need.  Keep it simple.

We have guides who are on the North Yuba every day no matter what the season. Give the shop a call (800)410-1222 or click here and we will set you up.

 

Generally Recommended Patterns for the N Yuba
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Dries:

Parachute/tan or pale yellow #16 & #18,  Split Wing Adams #16 & #18 Stimulator/#10 & #12,

Humpy/yellow #14 & #16, Adams Parachute #14, #16, #18, Royal Wulff #14, Renegade #14. 

Baetis Parachute#18, Elk Hair Caddis #14, #16, Fat Albert #8, #10 (pink, tan, yellow)

Nymphs:

Pheasant Tail #12, #14 & #16, Pat's Rubber Legs #6, San Juan Worm/passionate pink, Mercer's Epoxy Stone #12 & #14 Copper John/red or copper #14, #16, Prince Nymph (various sizes), Wooly Bugger/rusty, black, Glow Bug/red. Near Nuff Crayfish #8,Micro Mayfly #18,  Black Rubber Legs, Kiene's Golden Brown Stone #8-#14, Vinci's Depth Charge Bird's Nest in natural. 

Crawdads: Our guides recommend the Near Nuff Crayfish #8 or Creek Crawler #8.  

 

LODGING
Downieville Area
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before you go at
Kiene's Fly Shop