Middle Owens River Fishing Report

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

Jake McCreary had a great spring break landing this husky bow. Nice paint job Jake! Doug Rodricks was the guide.
Photo Credit: Doug Rodricks

by Doug Rodricks
4-6-2018
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Flows are currently at 300cfs, trending up, and fishing is slow. If releases stabilize; or decrease for several days the bite picks up. Wading the wild trout section is difficult at this level. Still a decent BWO hatch coming off with a few stoneflies showing. Streamers like Spruce-A-Bu’s, Loebegrs, and Crystal Leeches used with a heavy sinking tip line are the right call under these conditions. Heavily weighted nymph rigs with standard; or parallel Assassins, flashback pheasant tails, and parallel punk perch can get you grabs below an Under-Cator.