Upper Owens River Fish Report- Open year round for catch and release fishing only.

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
4-3-2009
(800) 637-6912
Website

Water Conditions: GOOD

As of 4/2 the flow above Hot Creek confluence has dropped to 79CFS. The water is clear and cold but warming a little with the sunny weather.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: GOOD

Look for the fish to be sl uggish with the cold water until about 10 am. then the bite is good for about 3-4 hours. The BWO hatches are consistant as are the Midge hatches.
The fish are feeding voraciously subsurface and on top from like noon to 3 pm, then it is over.

Recommended Flies:

-NYMPHS-
#18-20 WD-40 in Grey or Black, #16-18 Pheasant Tail, #16-18 Copper John, #14-18 Hare??s Ear, #14-18 Zug Bug and #16-18 RS2 Emerger

-DRIES- #14-16 Stimi, #16-24 Parachute Adams, #14, CDC BWO #20



Next Report >