Good Dry Fall Fishing in the AM, better Nymph action later in the day on the Upper Owens

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions:
Good as of 10/21 flows are stable at 76cfs above the Hot Creek confluence.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Good mostly resident small fish but occasional large lake fish. Good dry action early to mid morning and late, better nymphing through the day. Still a few hoppers around, and streamer action has been decent when nothing else is going on.

Recommended Flies:


Parachute Adams #20, Sloan Outrigger Caddis #16, Goddard Caddis #16, Elk Hair Caddis Olive #18-22, Brook's CDC Baetis #22-24, Elk Hair Caddis #16, Extended Body BWO #18-22

Copper Tiger Midge #18-20, BH Prince Nymph #16, Depth Charge Bird's Nest #14 Black, Green Copper John #16, Pheasant Tail #16, San Juan Worm Red, Zebra Midge #16-18 , Olive Scuds, Western Coachman #16

Meat Whistles, Olive Black and Brown Wooly Buggers, Slump Busters, Perfection Perch, Punk Perch, Stinging Sculpin

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