Rondy: Yuba River Shad

  • 02 Jun 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • , CA
  • 0


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Rondy:  Yuba River Shad

Dates:  June 2, 2019  

Leader:  Jeff Hutchinson

Number of anglers (excluding leader):  5

Description:  A day of Shad fishing on the Yuba River below Daguerre diversion dam.  We'll take jet boats up to access the good waters below the dam.  Depending on the flows we could be fishing from the boat and/or wading.  So this could mean single hand rods and/or two hand rods - bring them both.  You need to be able to cast a shooting head effectively to fish for Shad.  Anglers will be expected to rotate positions when wading so that everyone can catch fish.  This is a day trip and most people are likely to drive home afterward (roughly a 2 hour drive time back to the Bay Area).  Our guides will provide flies, drinks, and lunch.  Their website is 

Suggested Gear:  6-8wt single hand rods (fast action to throw shooting heads). Carry Type 2 through Type 6 shooting heads, or equivalent tungsten sink tips. A regular floating fly line will NOT work!  You must bring shooting heads or sink tips!  Leaders are relatively short, no more than 6-7 ft in length. The shad are not leader shy so you can go with 10-12# tippet. In May there is a good chance the shad will be holding higher in the water column in the evening, so a Type 2 or 3 head will work better than a Type 4 or 6.  If you bring just one shooting head, make it a Type 4.  The guides will have shad flies (called "shad darts") if you need them. 

Cost:  The fee for this Rondy is $250.00.  

Other expenses will be transportation and guide gratuities.  

Cancellation Policy:  There are no refunds.  In the event that a member is, for any reason, unable to attend, he may resell his slot (rod) to another GGACC member (by first pulling from the waitlist if one exists).  It is the sole responsibility of the member to manage this transaction.  This is not the responsibility of the leader or club.

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Our Mailing Address:  Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club  ·  P.O. Box 591476  ·  San Francisco, CA 94159

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