The McCloud River is a frequented hot spot in the month of October and into the first two weeks of November for many anglers. The river is home to the world’s most famous rainbow trout and the watershed is a magical destination particularly when decked with brilliant fall plumage. Whether it be camping at Ah-Di-Nah campground and fishing the Nature Conservancy or staying at one the private stretches like the Bollibokka Club we know there are many folks out there with plans for a visit before the end of trout season. For those planning a visit please take a look at the notice below before making the trek. Predicting weather is always tough, so at this point it’s only an advisory.
McCloud Reservoir Spill Notification from PG&E
“This is an advisory notification only. Based on the upcoming storms and the James B. Black Power House Unit 1 outage, PG&E may be spilling McCloud Reservoir over the weekend. With the amount of rain forecasted, the unusually high flows on the McCloud River are expected to last through the end of next week”.
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