Upper Kern River 20 Mile Section (north of Kern River Fly Shop to Johnsondale Bridge) Open Year Round
The 20 mile section is blown out until further notice.
We are now at 140% of normal snow pack for the Southern Sierra. It’s going to be a great year for fly fishing. Click on the link below for details.
Upper Kern Flow Charts
Upper Kern River Wild Trout Section ( 4 miles above Johnsondale Bridge) Open Year Round – Catch and Release only!
The Wild Trout Section is blown out until further notice!
Water level in the lake is at 83,200 acre feet, the ideal Low Pool level by the Army Corps for dam repairs and will remain at this level until next year. Fishing has been slow for most.
Lower Kern River below Isabella Lake – The Lower Kern River from Isabella dam down to democrat is flowing around 100 cfs and remains the same as last week. Water temperatures down here are 45 degrees. Smallies and Largemouth are not biting at this time! Trout fly fishing is slow. The lower Kern River from Democrat Dam to downstream to Hart Park is flowing around 120 cfs. Check out the video above for a visual.
Lower Kern Flow Charts
4 x 4 Adventure Fly Fishing Trips
These trips are filling up! If you’re thinking about getting in on one of these trips, now is the time to sign up.
For more information Click Here
Intermediate Fly Fishing Clinic
Sunday, March 24, 2019| 8AM- 3pm | Kernville, CA
Beginner Clinic #1
Saturday March 23, 2019 / 8AM – 12PM / Kernville CA
or Saturday March 23, 2019 / 1PM – 5PM / Kernville CA
Fly Fish the Surf Clinic – Ventura
Saturday March 2, 2019 / 8AM – 11AM / Ventura, CA
Saturday April 20, 2019 / 8AM – 11AM / Morro Bay CA
Private Guiding in the Surf
Sunday March 3, 2018
April 5 -14, 2019
Guy Jeans Speaking Engagements on the Kern River:
Wednesday February 27, 2019 7pm – Deep Creek Fly Fishers in Riverside CA
Thursday February 28, 2019 7pm – Long Beach Casting Club in Long Beach CA
Next performances are:
Friday March 1, 2019 in Ojai , CA @7pm Ojai Underground Exchange
Friday April 19, 2019 in Morro Bay, CA @ 8pm The Siren w Ska Legends “Let’s GO Bowling”.
Saturday April 20, 2019 in Bakersfield @ 4pm 4/20 Hops and Vibes Festival with Dub Seeds – Stramler Park