Fishing on the Lower Owens is best in the morning before it gets too hot

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions: Fair the flows are at 358cfs as of 8/9. Flows were down for a few days while repairs were being done on the power plant. Flows will be adjusted back up to what they were prior to the work.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: The flows are back on the rise so be careful wading. Keep a watchful eye for ticks and tuck your pants into your socks. Fishing is best in the early morning before it really starts getting hot.

Recommended Flies:

Copper John #18-20, BH Flashback Pheasant Tail #20, Zebra Midge #18-22, Medallion Midge #20, Tungsten Psycho #16-20, Barr's Emerger #18-22

DRIES: Stimulator #16-20, Hot Creek Caddis #18-22, CDC Baetis DUN #20, Elk Hair Caddis Tan #18-20, Parachute Caddis Grey #18-20, Parachute Adams #18-20

STREAMERS: Pop's Bugger, Olive Doc's Twin Lake Special, Flashabou Buggers

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