The North Yuba river holds a special place in every angler's heart who have had a chance to experience it. A true high elevation trout stream, this gem of the Sierra Mountains is packed with aggressive rainbows more than willing to pounce on a dry fly. Best experienced in the summer while wet wading and plucking abundant blackberries along the way, if there was ever a Field of Dreams for trout streams, this would be it.
Target Species: Rainbow Trout. Occasional brown trout. Brook trout in the higher elevation feeder streams.
River Type: Headwater, freestone and pocketwater.
Closest Town: Downieville, Sierra City
Closest Fly Shops: Reel Anglers, Grass Vally
River Regulations & Closures: Open year round.
Hazards: Difficult terrain in sections, slippery river bottom. Poison oak.