Flows on the Lower Owens have dropped fishing has picked up

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
8-25-2011
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Water Conditions:
Good flows are at 345cfs as of 8/25

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Good flows have been a little high but stable for the past 2 weeks.

Recommended Flies:

NYMPH:
Micromayfly Brown #18, Yellow Sally #18, BH Flashback Pheasant Tail #16-20, Zebra Midge #18-22, Medallion Midge #20, Mitchel's Split Case PMD #16, Fox's Caddis Poopah Tan #18, San Juan Worm

DRIES:
Elk Hair Caddis Tan #14-20, Parachute Caddis Grey #18-20, Parachute Adams #18-20, Renegade #20, Brooks Sprout PMD #18-22, Brook's Sprout Baetis #18-22

STREAMERS:
Pop's Bugger, Flashabou Buggers


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8-23-2011
Water Conditions: Flows are down to reasonable levels, and the waters starting to warm. Be careful, there are still a lot of places that aren't wadable. Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Excellent! Fishing is great in the morning, til about noon. Things pick back up in the evening til dark. Serious dry action at dusk. Mostly mayflies. Bigger is better later in the day. Stick with small caddis earlier, then switch to larger sizes later. Recommended Flies: Dries: Kaufman Stimulator #16, Parachute Adams #18, Yellow Humpy...... Read More