More water is coming out of Grant Lake making the fishing at the Upper Owens better

Owens River - CA


by The Trout Fitter Staff
11-2-2012
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Water Conditions: Good as of 10/31 the flows are at 161 cfs.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good the water is now being diverted from Grant lake and has raised flows on the upper o. Water is slightly off color, so stick to brighter patterns. The section below the bridge to the monument closed as of October 1st.

Still sticking to the usual fare. Worms, eggs and pheasant tails under the indicator in the slow deep water with plenty of weight.

Recommended Flies:

DRIES:
Royal Coachmen #18, Kaufman Stimulator #18, Parachute Adams #18, Elk Hair Caddis #16-18, Parachute Caddis #18

NYMPHS: Black Bead Birds Nest #14-16, Nitro Caddis Tan #14-16, Zebra Midge #16-18, Copper John #14-18, Flashback Hare's Ear #16, Tungsten Zebra Midge #18-20, Copper Zebra Midge #16-18, Nori's Caddis Pupa #16, Olive Bird's Nest #16, Red/Pink San Juan Worm, Prince Nymph #14-16, Egg Patterns

STREAMERS: Doc's Twin Lake Special Black Meat Whistles, Olive Wooly Buggers, Slump Busters, Perfection Perch, Punk Perch, Stinging Sculpin


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