Hot Creek Fish Report

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)


by The Trout Fitter Staff
5-29-2008
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Water Conditions:
The run off has slowed down due to the cold weather we are having. Water levels are still high but the water is clear.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Hot Creek has still been fishing well, even in the snow. It looks like the highs will be in the upper 60s for this weekend. The fishing should only improve with the nice weather coming in this weekend. The fish have been feeding on Midges, Caddis, BWO, Scuds and Stones. Make sure to be using 6x or lighter tippet.

Recommended Flies:
NYMPHS-
#18 T/B Micro May, #18 Copper John in Green or Black,#18-20 Pheasant Tail, #18 RS2 Emerger, #18 CDC Caddis Emerger in Tan or Olive#18-22 WD-40 in Olive or Black, #20 Barr's Midge Larva, #16-18 scuds and #16 Stonefly.

DRY FLIES-
For dries try a#14-16 Stimi, #20-22 Hi-Vis BWO, #20 Comparadun BWO, #20-24 Parachute Adams, #20-24 Mosquito and #16-20 Parachute Caddis.

Guides Hint:THIN TIPPET AND LEADERS SHOULD GET YOUR FLY GRABBED MORE OFTEN.



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