Guided Fly Fishing in Southern Oregon & Northern California

Rainbow Trout

A licensed guide and Certified Casting Instructor, Tom April is dedicated to promoting the sport of fly fishing.  With over 30 years of experience in Northern California, Burney and the Inter-mountain Area and Southern Oregon, Rogue River, instructing and guiding fly fishing for people of all ages and abilities, he has the skills, patience and enthusiasm to provide an outstanding adventure.

Tom will plan a day of fishing based on your goals and interests. He will review your equipment, making recommendations on terminal tackle and supplies, ensuring that you arrive at your fishing destination fully prepared.

So relax and leave the details to Tom. From dry flies to nymphs, spring creeks to classic runs on freestone rivers, this is your day of fly fishing!


Fishing Report

August 20th, 2017 Wow, the summer is blowing by and the trout fishing around Clearwater Lodge is GREAT! Lots of big wild rainbows from the Fall River Valley and nice wild rainbows from the Pit River have kept the Lodge humming. Here are just a few photos of some big rainbows last week at Clearwater Lodge. But now is the ... More
6/25/17 Yep you have to make the Cast and yep you have to select the right pattern and yep you have to make the drift. I think that’s why the art of fishing the Dry fly has lost it’s steam! Wait a minute, you actually have to fish without a bobber? If your willing to take some time and learn ... More
January 19,2017 Yep, the fish are in and the Southern Oregon Coast is the place to be! Lots of rain along the coast has made the timing to fish a bit of a challenge. Just give me a call and I’ll be honest with you about making the trip up. I try to keep my calendar current so you can see if the open ... More