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August 2017 Fly Fishing News

Lake Davis & Frenchman’s Lake Conditions and Update

8/11/2017 –  Both stillwaters have extremely high surface water temps at 76 degrees, it’s over for fly anglers chasing trout until fall. There are some opportunities for bass in the morning and evenings. For a complete report with more images visit my blog HERE. Book your trip now for the Autumn season that starts September 1st on both lakes. 530.228.0487, or email me at

North Fork Yuba River Fly Fishing Update

8/11/2017 – The North Fork Yuba River is in prime shape and fishing well for small wild rainbows using dry flies. This is really fun fishing, especially with a lightweight rod. For a more detailed report visit my blog HERE.

Upcoming Presentations for 2017


-Santa Cruz Fly Fisherman, 9/6/2017 
-Trout Unlimited Chaptor 198, 9/7/2017
-Granite Bay Fly Casters, 9/14/17
-Peninsula Fly Fishers, 2/15/2018

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

Native Sons Truckee Tour 2

Click HERE for more information on how you can learn about the Big and Little Truckee Rivers with our highly popular fly fishing tours for 2017.

Lake Davis Still Water Outings with Baiocchi’s Troutfitters and Reno Fly Fishing Outfitters

Lake Davis 2014 still water outings

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

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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 9am to 2pm at Hammon Grove park 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 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:

-8/12/2017, Yuba Jubilee
. (view flier HERE) 
-9/15/2017, Yuba River Tour. (view flier HERE) Booked.
-9/16/2017, Pontoon Workshop, Lower Yuba River. (view flyer HERE) Booked.
-9/17/2017, Yuba River Tour. (view flier HERE) Booked.
-9/18/2017, Pontoon Workshop, Lower Yuba River. (view flyer HERE) 5 Booked, 3 open.
-10/18/2017, Yuba River Tour. (view flier HERE) 6 spots open.
-10/19/2017, Pontoon Workshop, Lower Yuba River. (view flier HERE) 5 spots open.

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For more information, and to book your highly informative day on the water, check out Lance’s website at; Lance Gray & Company



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