McCloud River

The McCloud river is home to one of the most infamous of all rainbow trout the McCloud river red band; which has been planted in rivers from New Zealand to Argentina and Chilean Patagonia. 

In addition to these, world famous red band trout the McCloud offers brown trout over 20 inches that will attack a streamer or slowly sip a dry fly! This is truly a gem of a river having all of the classic freestone style water. You can nymph all day or throw a dry and have success. There is a special place in the heart of every fly fisherman for the McCloud River. The McCloud starts at the foot of Mount Shasta and flows south to Shasta Lake. Fishing begins the last Saturday in April through November 15 (Check regulations).


$550 Full Day  – 8 hrs. (1-2 people; includes flies, tackle & equipment)

To schedule a fishing date please call the guide desk at The Fly Shop® at 800-669-3474 during business hours (7:30a – 6pm) any day of the week.  You can also call, email or text me with any questions.
“This business operates under special use permit with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest”