Some large fish are moving up out of Shasta

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Some large fish are moving up out of Shasta into the upper reaches of the Upper Sac to head to their spawning locations. October Caddis are still around and fish will eat swung pupas. Look for Caddis to come off in the mid day through evenings, throw #14 & 16 Elk Hair Caddis and dark Missing Links to rising fish. Blue Wing Olives and midges will be good nymphs to try in the mornings, olive and black X-Mays and S&Ms along with the BP Weiss Nymph and Olive Hotspots.

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
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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The flow today is right around 6,100 CFS
Sacramento River - Lower

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