Flows are declining on the Lower Owens Fly Fishing is improving

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions: Excellent, LADWP finally have dropped the flows down and are a sweet 201 cfs as of 11/27. It has been shirt-sleeve weather down there midday. No one told Bishop it is winter yet.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good the flows have been changing downward steadily every day so the fish have not completely acclimated yet but some major hatches are coming off so once it stabilizes it should be stellar.

Recommended Flies:

Drowned Trico Spinner #22, Gould Drowned Spinner #22, Micromayfly Brown #18, Headlight 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: Brook's Sprout Trico #22-24, Upright Organza Spinner #22-24, 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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