February 2017 Fly Fishing News
Lower Yuba River Conditions and Update
2/14/2017 – The Lower Yuba River crested on the 10th at 83,173 cubes, and retreated down to 8k on the 13th. in the last 24 hours the water level has increased around 19k and stabilizing. The river continues to be big, dirty, and unfishable. There is another parade of storms lined up to slam us this week with an atmospheric river of moisture starting this Thursday. The waiting game continues. You can check my latest Lower Yuba River report in detail HERE! I’m booking trips for the winter and spring season for 2017 on the Lower Yuba River, February dates are now being pushed into March and April. Guide dates are starting to fill up for spring, and I only have 4 days open for the month of June at Lake Davis. Your time on the river in the future will be well spent learning the new runs, riffles, and other characteristics that face all anglers on the Lower Yuba River in the future. CONTACT me now to secure your date!
Upcoming Presentations for 2017
-Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show, 2/26/2017, Building P, 10am
-Diablo Valley Fly Fisherman, 7/18/2017
-Santa Cruz Fly Fisherman, 9/6/2017 http://www.santacruzflyfishermen.org/
-Trout Unlimited Chaptor 198, 9/7/2017
-Granite Bay Fly Casters, 9/14/17 http://gbflycasters.org/
If your fly fishing club is looking for quality presentations, like my new “Pontooning Rivers” and “Mastering the Dry Fly”, CONTACT me to arrange a date.
Fly Fishing Entomology Workshops For 2017
Back by popular demand I’m holding two entomology workshops on the North Fork Yuba River during the summer season. Click HERE for more information and to reserve your spot!
Native Sons Fly Fishing Tours
Click HERE for more information on how you can learn about the Big and Little Truckee Rivers with our highly popular fly fishing tours. 2017 dates to be announced.
Lake Davis Still Water Outings with Baiocchi’s Troutfitters and Reno Fly Fishing Outfitters
Click HERE to sign up for the most comprehensive stillwater experience and learn the techniques and tactics that will give you the confidence to approach any western lake, and improving your success. Now booking for the 2017 outings.
Baiocchi’s Troutfitters and Lance Gray & Company ~ Schools, Workshops, Tours, and Symposiums
Lance and Jon have many special tours, workshops, and schools coming up this year that any fly angler looking for more information can gain insight on. From the Lower Yuba River and Lake Davis tours, pontooning rivers workshops, streamer schools, to fly fishing symposiums – We offer it all. Educating, sharing the knowledge, and teaching how to appreciate and give back to our waters is the theme with our programs. We cater to individuals, fly clubs, and also conservation groups. As Northern California natives, and stewards of the waters, we would be honored to have you join us.
Yuba River Jubilee ~ 8/12/2017
Lance Gray and I would like to invite you to the first annual “Yuba River Jubilee” on August 12th, 2017 from 1pm-7pm at Hammon Grove on the Yuba River. The Jubilee will showcase guides, clubs, fly shops, environmental groups, and state agencies that are all working hard to protect the wild populations of salmon, steelhead, and trout, making the Lower Yuba River the best it can be. Lance and I want to give back to the river that has given so many wonderful memories to us. This event is free to all who would like to participate! We will have a booth area for tables and popups for the many different organizations attending (tables and popups are not supplied), and a meeting area for participates to address the attendees. Raffle tickets will be sold to raise money for a worthy Yuba River benefactor (not named yet). We encourage all participants to go out of their way to attend this event. For more information and to officially sign up for the event, contact Lance at firstname.lastname@example.org We hope you can join our first annual “Yuba River Jubilee”, see ya there! –J.
Our open dates for Schools, Workshops, and Tours at this time are:
-4/28/2017, Pontoon Workshop, booked.
-4/29/2017, Yuba Tour, booked.
-4/30/2017, Yuba Tour, booked.
-5/21/2017, Pontoon Workshop. 8 open. (view flier HERE)
-6/14/2017, Lake Davis Tour. 2 open.
-9/12/2017, Yuba Jubilee. (view flier HERE)
-9/16/2017, Nymphing School, Truckee River.
-9/17/2017, Streamer School, Truckee River.
-9/18/2017, Truckee River Tour.
For more information, and to book your highly informative day on the water, check out Lance’s website at; Lance Gray & Company