The temps are great from the lake all the way to the top

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The storm yesterday brought the river up a tad, it is still pretty clear. The temps are great from the lake all the way to the top. We should see significant boosts to the flows with next week's storms, you should find great water to fish up above the tributaries, head up above Sims to find clear water if the clarity is low. Still seeing some October Caddis up around Dunsmuir. The fish will key on swung or dead-drifted pupa patterns, Mercer's TB October Pupa is a good one. Posse Buggers will also work. The water is extremely clear and the fish are eating smaller black offerings if they aren't chasing down the Octobers. Both red and black Zebra Midges in #18 - 20 are always a good idea along with your favorite Baetis nymph like a black Micro May, Two Bit Hooker, or any of the dark Perdigon patterns.

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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