McCloud Trout on the Downrigger
by Scott Caldwell, APRIL 18, 2017
McCloud Reservoir

The crazy weather in the Mt Shasta/Yreka area has made for difficult fishing conditions mostly due to high water flows, wind and snow. Rivers in the area have been flowing so high that they have been nearly unfishable most of 2017. This has left local lakes as one of the few fishing options.  One jewel of the North is McCloud reservoir. Despite all the...
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March is on for McCloud Rainbow Trout
by Scott Caldwell, MARCH 15, 2017
McCloud Reservoir

Winter has made fishing tough just about everywhere in Northern California but Mother Nature has finally begun to show us signs that spring is not far away. Watch the under water beauty of McCloud  Sunday on McCloud reservoir it definitely felt like a wonderful spring day, one cannot go wrong with 70 degrees, sunny and biting Trout. The Reservoir is full of...
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The Crawdad is King
by Scott Caldwell, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Klamath River - Upper - CA

All fish like a big easy meal and this fact definitely holds true during the Winter months on the Klamath river. The Klamath river is full of crawdads and is one of main forage food for Steelhead and Trout. This past Monday was my client Seth's first time fishing for Winter Steelhead on the Klamath. Seth quickly found out how...
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Birthday on the Klamath river
by Scott Caldwell, JANUARY 28, 2017
Klamath River - Upper - CA

Fishing on your birthday now that is what I'm talking about! Brad you are a good son and Steve your a lucky Dad both got to spend day 2 on the Klamath river together fishing for Steelhead. It was tough day fishing the Steelhead were not biting well. The river is extremely cold due to a lot of fresh snow...
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Mother Nature is allowing fishing on Klamath River
by Scott Caldwell, JANUARY 27, 2017
Klamath River - Upper - CA

Mother Nature has finally decided to allow fishing on the Klamath river again. This past week the river finally dropped back down to a fish able level after weeks of crazy cold rain and snow. My clients Brad and Steve Appleby came up from Southern Cal for a birthday Steelhead adventure. Friday we got on the river with air temperatures...
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The Rush of Cold Steel
by Scott Caldwell, DECEMBER 9, 2016
Klamath River - Upper - CA

December on the Klamath river is what Winter Steelhead fishing is all about. Frigid temperatures  rain and snow are the kinds of weather a person typically saddles up next to the fire with a good book or movie. For the fisherman, it means the beginning of frozen fingers, multiple layers clothing , thermos's hot loaded coffee,  and the constant rush...
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