The river comes up quickly and just as fast clears and fishes well

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The river comes up quickly and just as fast clears and fishes well. Try your sculpin patterns near the bottom. There are definitely October Caddis coming off in the upper reaches of the river, swinging pupa patterns should be on your technique checklist. Also, Blue Wing Olives and midges will continue to be good producers, Sweet Peas, Zebra Midges, S&Ms are working well in the mornings. Watch the weather and when you come up, be prepared to move higher into the system to find good water. 

Upper Sacramento Flows at Delta

Hot Flies:  
Dry Flies:
• D&D Cripple - March Brown
• Low Water Baetis - #18
• Adams - #12-20
• Mercer's Missing Link - Dark #14-16
• Parachute Adams - #14-18 

Nymphs/Wet Flies:
• Mercer's Tungsten October Pupa
• Morrish October Pupa
• Skip's TB October Caddis
• CB Birds Nest - #10-14
• Red Copper John - #16-18
• Zebra Midge - #18-20
• Mercury Black Beauty
• Mercer's Glass Bead Micro May - #22
• Mercer's GB Dark Stone - #8
• Mercer's Dark Stone - #6
• Pat's Rubber Legs - Brown #6-8
• GB Birds Nest - #12-14
• Gordon's Amber Wing Prince - #12-18
• Swink's BTS
• Mercer's CB Micro Mayfly - #14-16 

Streamers & Leeches:
• Sheila Sculpin
• Woolly Buggers
• Muddler Minnows - #10

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