Owens River Fish Report

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

- Water conditions:

Water Temps: Mid 60's

Flow: 45 CFS. This is a permanent flow required to be maintained by LADWP

Now is the perfect time for the gorge, warm and cozy.

- Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Very good to excellent

Dry fly fishing has been good essentially all day after mid morning. Nettles are almost gone but watch out for even the dead ones. They still bite! Because of lower temps snakes have seemed to have disappeared also.

- Recommended Flies:

Early morning try small Crowley midge patterns under tiny indicator or dry fly,as well as spent trico and caddis patterns. Late morning go to BAETIS!, hoppers,ants and beetles. Evening - caddis, leeches and buggers Early morning sizes#18-#22s.Late morn. sizes#18-#22s for baetis,ants and beetles,#12-#14s for hoppers. Evening sizes caddis#20-#22s,leeches and buggers #12-14.

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