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Northern California’s

Premier Fishing Guide Service

World Class Rainbow Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, Striper, and Bass in Northern California

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Captain Big Water

Northern California’s Premier Fishing GuideĀ 

Born in the far northwest corner of northern California, Neil cut his teeth on the Smith, Klamath, and Chetco rivers chasing Steelhead and Salmon. Fishing since the ripe young age of 3 he now has over 45 years of fishing under his belt. Now residing in Redding, Neil spends his time guiding on the Sacramento, Klamath, and Smith Rivers chasing Trout, Steelhead, and Salmon. Neil’s passion for catching fish and teaching others is apparent as soon as you fish with him. Whether it’s fly fishing or gear fishing, Neil will keep your rod loaded and net wet.

Northern Calfornia Guided Fishing Trips

Rainbow Trout - Redding - February 2020
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Ethan Trout
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Want to catch world-class rainbow trout in the Lower Sacramento River or steelhead on the Upper Klamath River? Captain Big Water is your guide.

We specialize in catching Rainbow trout, steelhead, salmon, stripers, and bass using fly and or conventional tackle.

Contact us today to book a fishing trip of a lifetime.

Guided Trips

  • Sacramento River
  • Smith River
  • Klamath River

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