Upper Owens River Fly Fishing Report : Mammoth Lakes CA – 11.2.16

Owens River - Gorge - Bishop, CA (Inyo County)

Photo Credit: Sierra Trout Magnet

by Sierra Trout Magnet

The Upper Owens is currently running at a great winter rate of around 100cfs. Water is slightly stained down low and actually gin clear up higher. Of course, this makes the fish very suspicious of the moving angler on the shore. The main point here is that there are a Few large fish that everybody has been anticipating in here…. not the numbers yet that make this an unforgettable place to fish with memories you cant forget. But very close! As usual, fishing some colourful, tried and true attractor patterns does the trick here. Pulling a streamer through larger, dark, and deep holes can also give you a giggle inducing jolt. This varies much more daily than standard nymphing. Stay tuned for this fishery to heat up and show us what its all about.

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