Owens River Fish Report

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
5-15-2009
(800) 637-6912
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Water conditions: Great

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

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

The BWO hatches are still strong along with a big Midge hatch. Look for the BWO hatch to start around noon. Some caddis are also around in the late morning. Make sure to be aware that the snakes are pretty close to showing up. Use caution on the in/out hike and don't forget extra water

Recommended Flies:

-NYMPHS-
#18 Tiger or Zebra Midges, #16-18 Prince Nymph, #14-18 Hare??s Ear, #18 Pheasant Tail, #18 Kyle??s Super Flash PT and #18 Rock Worm

-DRIES-
#14-16 Stimi, #14-16 Royal Wulff, #16-18 Cripple BWO and Hatchmaster BWO , #18 Elk Hair or Parachute Caddis (Tan)

Guides Hint: The Gorge is fishing great, but be sure to use stealth tactics..