Shasta Trout is a family owned and operated fly fishing guide service based in the beautiful town of Mt. Shasta, California. Ideally situated in the heart of the finest fly fishing for trout and steelhead the Golden State has to offer, our guide service features the legendary rivers of Northern California and one of the finest local guides, Craig Nielsen who has spent as much time individually on the rivers he guides as most of our biggest competitors’ guides have spent collectively.
Guided fishing adventures include walk and wade trips in the spectacular canyons of the McCloud and Upper Sacramento Rivers, as well as float trips, Spey fishing on the Klamath River. Our resident fish, the Shasta Rainbows, Klamath Steelhead, McCloud Redband Rainbows and trophy Browns are among the most revered wild fish in the world.
Craig utilizes a skills development approach to maximize your enjoyment of the art of angling. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned veteran with a lifetime of experience, the diversity of our waters and hearty wild fish provide limitless opportunities to discover the joys of fly fishing. Craig is a friendly, knowledgeable local guide, a patient instructor who offers a wide variety of proven techniques, tactics and tips honed through years of experience.