- The best places and times to fish with detailed maps and hatch charts
- Top producing fly patterns with recipes
- Local guides and outfitters on techniques and tackle
Whether you want to crack the code of Northern California?s legendary wild-trout waters, learn the best floats on the Sac, or fish for steelhead, stripers, and shad on the American River, this guide is the best place to start for a successful fishing trip. With stunning photos, detailed maps and hatch charts for each river, photos and recipes of the most effective fly patterns, and insider information from local guides and outfitters, California?s Best Fly Fishing is an essential reference for the best fishing in the state.
About the Author:
Chip O?Brien is a regular contributor to California Fly Fisher and Northwest Fly Fishing magazines, and author of River Journal, Sacramento River. He lived in Redding, California, for eighteen years, where he was a guide, teacher, and regional manager for CalTrout. He now lives with his wife, Marlee, in Silverton, Oregon, and teaches English, journalism, earth science, and fly fishing to high-school students.
240 pages, 218 color photos