Owens River Fish Report for 7-23-2009
Owens River Fish Report- Updated by Mark Spieler 7-19-09
Owens River - CA
by The Trout Fitter Staff
Water conditions: Great
Flow: 45 CFS. This is a permanent flow required to be maintained by LADWP
Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good
The afternoon fishing has been superb. Fishing with a dry dropper is the best choice. One of the best things about the gorge is how simplistic it can be using a size #14 dry fly with a #16-18 nymph dropper trailed behind is all you need. Some caddis are also around in the late morning. Make sure to be aware that Snakes are showing up. Use caution on the in/out hike and don\\\'t forget extra water for the hot weather conditions.
#18 Tiger or Zebra Midges, #16-18 Prince Nymph, #14-18 Hares Ear, #16-#18 Pheasant Tail, !6-#18 Kyle\\\'s Super Flash PT , #18 Rock Worm, #16 Fox\\\'s Caddis pupa
#14-16 Stimi, #14-16 Royal Wulff, #16-18 Cripple BWO and Hatchmaster BWO, #14-#18 Elk Hair or Parachute Caddis(Tan)#16 Sierra brite dot,#14 Royal Coachman and #16 yellow Humpy\\\'s.
Guides Hint: Lite Tippet with 3wt rods and a wading staff is great for trekking around in the gorge.
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