Lower Owens River Fish Report- Open year round.

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
4-23-2009
(800) 637-6912
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Water Conditions:

They opened the valve 4/22 and the flow is up to about 200 CFS. Check flow link at top of page often as=2 0it may go higher draining down Crowley and PVR to accommodate the run-off.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

More info after the weekend and the higher flows are tested.
For now expect Midges followed by Baetis followed by Caddis, hatch-o-rama from 10 am until 3 pm.
Also stripping streamers is working nicely.

Recommended Flies:

-NYMPHS-
#18-20 WD-40 in Black or Grey, #18-20 Zebra Midge, #18 Copper John in Green or Black, #18 Pheasant Tail, #16 Prince Nymph and #14-16 Hare's Ear.

-DRIES-
#16-18 Hatchmaster BWO, #16-18 Hi-Vis BWO and #18-24 Parachute Adams.

-STREAMERS-
Strip Punk Perch just outside the suds line if driftng.

Guides Hint: Try a Crane Fly larvae imitation like a Buckskin Caddis mid morning.



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