Use midges in the AM, Baetis thoughout the day while fishing Hot Creek

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

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Water Conditions: Good flows are at 25 cfs as of 11/15.

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Good, mostly midges in the mornings, with a spattering of Baetis throughout the day. Caddis and Tricos seem to be done for the year.

Recommended Flies:

CDC Baetis DUN #20, Parachute Adams #20-22, Profile Baetis #18-22 Brook's CDC Baetis #20

NYMPHS: WD40 Black #20-22, Flashback Scud #16, San Juan Worm Red #14, BH Flashback PT #20, Olive or Grey Scud #16-18, , Grey Scud #16, Tungsten Psycho #20-22, Hogan's S&M Nymph #20, Two Bit Hooker Black #20-22

STREAMERS: Water isn't deep enough to really bother.

Guides Hint: Don't trust your indicator and shorten your drifts. Set on the slightest pause.

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