Clients will have the opportunity to engage in wildlife observation and animal and plant species identification. Ice House Reservoir: From Pollack Pines on Highway 50, go East for 9 miles to Ice House Road near Riverton. Trips are offered to individuals, families and groups.

1) Turn East and go 1.5 miles to Ice House Reservoir 2) Stay on Ice House Road and go 5.5 miles farther. Glen: I can't offer personal fishing advice, but I would recommend calling a fly shop in the Sac area or the Off the Hook Fly Shop in Placerville. The Middle Fork American River is one of California’s best trout fisheries. Today's high exceeds 90 ° F. Make sure to stay hydrated, wear long sleeves and look out for signs of sun stroke.

By 6:30a.m. These areas contain both Sacramento Suckers and Rainbows. The California Department of Fish and Game plants catchable rainbow trout every year at the state park in Coloma from the opening of trout season in April into summer. JavaScript is disabled. Flows will vary greatly depending upon releases from Ice House Reservoir. 10 trout in possession. Nov. 16 through the Friday preceding the last Saturday in Apr. By 6:30a.m. The South Fork of the American is a small stream with a mixture of pools, runs, and riffles, as well as some pocket water.

The South Fork above Kyburz tends to escape the bait-fishing crowd and will provide some wild trout action within the pocket water and runs. Shoreman,Looking forward to your fish tales. Please contact our Reservation Department to book this activity at 800-238-2298 or Turn West and go 1.5 miles to Union Valley Reservoir. That means that lakes like Red, Caples, Silver, and Bear River Reservoir on the Highway 88 corridor should have gotten snow as well.

through Nov. 15. Get Lost Fly Fishing – American River Fly Fishing Guide Services.

Please check the activities calendar for available dates. No parking. It is mainly stocked with medium sized hatchery trout and has considerable fishing pressure from bait-fishermen. Our Mission. 5 trout per day. Launch your tube right below the Trouble Maker Rapid and ride the current to Henningson Park in Lotus. See also their detailed map of the lower American River with notes about steelhead and striped bass fishing. The South Fork of the American River is fairly easy to access because U.S. Highway #50 runs nearby. American River, South Fork by Coloma WaterRowID = 85 Elevation = 750 Acres_Reach = Null We have a short 30 minute drive to the Nugget River Park/Chili Bar put-in located minutes from Placerville. 6921 Mt Murphy Rd PO BOX 484Coloma, California 95613 Here is their link: You must log in or register to reply here. Education & Credentials: I have been fishing the Sierra Foothills for 25 years, learning the ins and outs of how the fish behave on my local waters.

There are numerous pull-offs Ice House Reservoir is nearly 700 acres and is usually good fishing for Brooks, Browns, and Rainbows. May the fish gods treat you kindly.

The River then flows west for 87 miles and empties into Folsom Lake. Union Reservoir: From Pollack Pines, go on Highway 50 east for 42 miles to Spicer Reservoir Road (USFS Road 7N01). Jones Fork of Silver Creek: The Jones Fork is one of the few places where you can find Sacramento Suckers above 4600 feet elevation. Trips are currently available Sun & Monday only. Middle Fork American River Rafting- Class III-IV, Lower Middle Fork American River Rafting- Class II, South Fork American River Rafting- Class II-III, North Fork American River Rafting- Class IV, Trinity River Rafting, Pigeon Point- Class II-III, Trinity River Rafting, Burnt Ranch Gorge- Class V, Lower Klamath River Rafting- Class II-III, American River Fly Fishing, Middle Fork, Premier 2 Day, American River Fly Fishing, Upper South Fork, 1/2 Day and 1 Day, American River Fly Fishing, Lower Middle Fork, 1 Day, Rise Up River Trips – Yoga on the American River in California, Gourmet Dinner Floats on the American River in California – Forks on the American, Ice Cold Beverages (feel free to bring more).

Fly Fishing in t he Lower American River. By mid-summer, the flows are too small for good flyfishing. Stateline (that's where California meets Nevada and all the casino's start) got 4" overnight. Lake Tahoe got it's first snow of the season.

Clients will be exposed to one of California’s premiere rivers, and have the opportunity to catch fish in the same waters that sparked the Gold Rush. The Lower section of the River is considered the area between Nimbus Dam … We, on the other hand, only got a little rain. You can reach this area by taking Forebay Road at Riverton near Pollock Pines. The creek above the reservoir has a low gradient channel with many large, sandy bottom pools and undercut banks with root wads.

I remember when you could access those rivers from anywhere, too bad.

WHITE WATER RAFTING Whitewater rafting down the wet and wild South Fork American River makes for a very exciting day! It also supports a kokanee spawning run from Union Valley Reservoir. Relax and play on the banks of the American River fishing for trout, raft the wild whitewater, hike in the hills, bike through Gold Rush history, splash around in the pool, pan for gold, or just sit in the twilight beside the river and watch the stars come out to play. Fly fishing the Upper American River ranges from easy to very difficult depending on the particular area of water you choose to fish.

Bait and tackle are available for sale at the General Store.

Suggested Flies for the South Fork American area:Sierra Tahoe Hatch Selection.

Makes it difficult to access the river. Try the area where Silver Creek enters the east end of the reservoir. It is a Spring Creek with Rainbows 6-10 inches, and Browns 8-11 inches. You can always reach me at Just depends where the rain cell went. Turn North on Ice House Road toward Crystal Basin and go 10.5 miles to Ice House Reservoir turn-off.

It is a tailwater stream from Silver Lake with plunge pools and pocket water. Bring your own bike and enjoy the beautiful river front scenery! There are resident and non-resident sport fishing licenses available.

This is a great streamer warm up for our 2-day wilderness trip in the upper reaches of the Middle Fork American.

Our skilled facilitators will use challenging and interactive activities on our High Ropes Challenge Course to get your family or group working together and having fun! Open all year. Our 1-day fishing trips meet in Coloma at the American River Resort in front of the general store at 5:30a.m. However, I having "NO" experience on what to use, what type of rod to purchase, what type of line to use and most importantly, which fly patterns to purchase.

Turn north and go .5 miles bearing right at fork, go .5 miles to reservoir. Thanks for your interest in an experience with Get Lost Fly Fishing. We fill our day nymphing for wild rainbows and ripping streamers for aggressive brown trout. We shoot a handful of class II & III rapids along with several stretches of mellow river water where we focus on the fishing. However, I having "NO" experience on what to use, what type of rod to purchase, what type of line to use and most importantly, which fly patterns to purchase.