Excellent fishing on the Lower Owens, fish midges early until the sun hits the water then Baetis

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions: Good, flows are at 110cfs as of 12/9.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Excellent! Perfect wading conditions. Fish Midges early until the sun hits the water and warms everything up. After that it goes off with strong Baetis hatch for several hours. On overcast rainy days the hatches can be prolific. Recommended Flies: NYMPH: Flashback Pheasant Tail #18-#20, MicroMay #18, Copper Tiger #18, Zebra Midge 18, Tungstensn Black Beauty #18, Birds Nest #16-#18, Crystal Hunchback Baetis #18-#20, Barrs FB BWO #18 DRIES: CDC Baetis Dun #16-#18, Hi Vis Parachute BWO #18, Hatch Matcher BWO #18 STREAMERS: Flahabou Buggers, Docs Twin Lake Special, Pops Bugger Olive, Hornberg

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