This is the time of year you want to go fly fishing on the Lower Owens

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
12-23-2011
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Water Conditions:
Excellent the flows are staying down and at 127 cfs as of 12/23. Wading is excellent.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Excellent big hatches starting with midges early then about 11am the BWO action takes off. Fish are feeding hard midday.

Recommended Flies:

NYMPH:

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