Owens River Fish Report

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

- Water Conditions:

Flows are at 99 cfs as of November 26 and will stay this way for the time being.

These flows are excellent fro wading. Water temps in the 50's. the afternoons. Air temps are in the 60-70's range, very comfortable.

- Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

Fishing is good and no crowds. Look for slower water and eddies to find fish,but during the hatches midday the riffles are producing as well. Decent hatches midday and into the afternoon.

- Recommended Flies:

#22 Barr's female trico emerger, #20-22 trico spinnerfall patterns (nymphed or fished dry fly)

Wet Emergers, #22 Surface Emergers, #22 Hares Ears ,Tan Bird's Nest and Barr's BWO emergers flashback or regular #20-22.

Guides Hint: This is a great time of year to fish from the outside banks. Look for fish behind pieces of collapsed bank material. Stay low and make short drifts20with small Midge, Trico and Baetis patterns.

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