Hot Creek Fish Report- Update by Mark Spieler 5-28-09

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions: Excellent

The runoff continues but it is clear for now. Temps in the low 60's.
Flow is 63 CFS as of 5/28.
Don't foget this is in addition to the spring water that feeds Hot Creek.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Excellent

There are solid hatches of midges in the am, followed by weak baetis hatch and small caddis by the afternoon. Stomes are due any time.
Conditions are moving towards those normal of summer and until they get educated the fishing is wide open.

Recommended Flies:

#20-22 WD-40 in Olive or Black, #20-22 Zebra Midges, #18-20 Pheasant Tail, and #16-18 Scuds in Olive or Grey (less lately).
COPPER Johns#16-20, fox pupa olive#16.

-DRIES- #20-22 Hatchmaster BWO, #20-2 2 Comparadun BWO, #16-18Parachute Adams, Cutters EC Caddis, Hot Creek Caddis emererger, 20-22, small Elk Hair Caddis, Yellow Stimi's when the Yellow Sallies get going.

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