Decades ago The Fly Shop® recognized that the demand for privacy and quality fishing had far outstripped all but the most remote public resources.

With that in mind, we intensified our commitment to the protection of existing resources, promotion of catch-and-release regulations, and pushing the wild trout concept. At the same time, we began looking for fishing spots where fly rodders might enjoy quality, secluded fly fishing for a modest fee.

The Fly Shop® searched for long-term private leases of property (not previously accessible to the public), and began offering fishing at several ranches, homes, and cabins in our area along with exclusive access to a few select lakes and trout streams.

Many have required painstaking habitat improvement and restoration. Most, like the Antelope Creek Ranch, Kutras Clear Creek Ranch, Bailey Creek, Rock Creek Lake, Battle Creek, Hat Creek Ranch, and Lake Christine had been posted and off limits for decades. Only Circle 7 and Spinner Fall shares limited access with the public. All are managed exclusively as catch-and-release destinations, and we allow fly fishing only. Angling pressure is intentionally kept very light on our private waters to ensure a terrific fishing experience. These Private Waters are only available through The Fly Shop. Call anytime for reservations or information. We maintain up-to-the-minute calendars and can help with your choice or confirm any reservation immediately.

2% for Trout with Trout Unlimited and The Conservation Angler
The Fly Shop® is proud to announce that we have now partnered with California Trout and The Conservation Angler (two of the American West’s most conscientious environmental stewards) to help support and fund their conservation efforts through our domestic and international travel destinations.

Every time a member of Cal Trout or The Conservation Angler makes a reservation with us to Alaska, Kamchatka, Argentina, Mexico, or any other of our local or worldwide fishing destination, we’ll be making a donation to their organization equal to 2% of the cost of the package.

These two conscientious environmental stewards work to ensure wild fish and their environs are healthy, protected, and flourish. California Trout is a nonprofit organization ensuring resilient wild fish thrive in healthy waters for a better California. The Conservation Angler advocates for the protection, scientific study, and conservation of iconic wild anadromous fish populations and the rivers in which they thrive.

This is one of the first of many similar announcements we present and we hope will become a revolutionary conservation alliance in our sport.

Antelope Creek Lodge

This scenic ranch, surrounded by more than 65,000 acres of National Forest, is the jewel in the necklace of The Fly Shop's Private Waters and welcomes a limited number of guests from mid-May through October. The magnificent, two-story Antelope...
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Bailey Creek Lodge

Bailey Creek bubbles out of two beautiful spring heads and tumbles down through a canyon for only a few miles and then across Twin Creeks Ranch. The riffles and pools of the freestone stream are filled with fish and covered with a canopy of alders...
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Battle Creek Ranch

Battle Creek is an intimate, wild, terraced freestone stream that is best suited to the physically fit fly fisherman. These six miles of fish-rich Battle Creek opened for the first time in 1999. Battle Creek's resident rainbows, therefore, are completely wild...
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Bollibokka Fly Fishing Club

The Bollibokka Club was established as a private fishing club on the McCloud River early in 1904. The Club surrounds more than 3,000 acres, and slightly more than seven miles of some of the best wild trout fishing in the American West.
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Circle 7 Ranch

Circle 7 Ranch on the Fall River is ideally located right in the heart of some of the best access and fishing on Fall River, about an hour and twenty minutes northeast of Redding, CA. Circle 7 Ranch features four different riverside rental homes on Fall River...
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Clear Creek Ranch

Clear Creek is a narrow, mountain stream that begins in the snow-capped Trinity Divide and runs more than fifteen miles through a rugged canyon before it ever hits a paved road. Much of this property is on the Kutras Ranch, protected behind...
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Gold River Lodge

Tucked away on California's North Coast amongst the giant Redwoods, Gold river Lodge is the perfect steelhead retreat on the Klamath River. The Klamath River, historically, was home to one of the most prolific runs of steelhead in the world.
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Hat Creek Ranch

Hat Creek Ranch is one of our most popular ranch destinations. This secluded, intimate hideaway is sure to please everyone in the family, from hard-core anglers to those just dreaming about a quiet, relaxing getaway. Guests enjoy a half mile of exclusive...
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Luk Lake

Luk Lake is a 65+ acre lake conveniently located just minutes from Interstate 5 in Corning, California, behind the Rolling Hills Casino. The lake's varied shoreline is lined with vegetation and flanked by the rolling golden hillsides of the Central Valley.
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Oasis Springs Lodge

Oasis Springs Lodge is nestled in the foothills of Mt. Lassen, just a few miles from Lassen National Park. The ranch is less than an hour from The Fly Shop in Redding, and a reasonable drive from Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area, or Reno. This area is known historically as where Ishi and the Yahi...
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Pedrotti Ponds

Pedrotti Ponds is a local trophy Bass fishery, located literally just a stones throw from The Fly Shop®! Pedrotti Ponds can fish well every day of the year for bass ranging from 2 to 8 pounds. The famous top-water action in the lake that peaks from April...
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Rock Creek Lake

Best fished from a float tube, this nine-acre, low elevation lake has good weather and great fishing almost every day of the year! This terrific fishing property lies at 3,200 ft in the foothills below the western slope of Mt Lassen National Park.
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Spinner Fall Lodge

Spinner Fall Lodge on the Fall River is ideally located right on the banks of the upper Fall River, about an hour and twenty minutes northeast of Redding, CA. The lodge is perfectly situated with exclusive access to the upper sections of Fall River, the...
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Sugar Creek Ranch

Rediscover Sugar Creek Ranch and its legendary Northern California fly fishing. The historic mining ranch is an ideal vacation spot for both serious fishermen and their families or friends. At just over 3,000 feet elevation, Sugar Creek Ranch is...
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Wilk's Pond

Our new 22-acre largemouth bass factory is just a few hundred feet from the Sacramento River and only twenty minutes from The Fly Shop™. It’s a great way to fill a morning or afternoon and make the most of your holiday visit to the Redding area, and a...
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