Sunday, April 30, 2017
Deer Creek (Nevada Co) Fishmas Day
Deer Creek in Tehama County is traditionally were I spend Fishmas Day however because of high flows I decided to spend the day at the other Deer Creek up in Nevada County. The creek was lower than the first time I visited but I opted out on waders this trip because of the missus. Despite not being able to get in the water, I still caught a few fish and managed not to fall into the creek.
Bugs were hatching throughout the day but I couldn't entice any fish to come up; nymphs were the only flies that got the job done. I explored the creek further downstream this visit but couldn't find any fish. Hopefully they will begin spreading out once the flows stabilize and the weather gets warmer.
I'm still waiting for the day when I can fish the creek with dries at summer flows. Overall it was a good opener for me.