Hot Creek Fishing Report

Hot Creek - Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County)

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Excellent. Fishing continues excellent on the creek with good hatches of BWOs, PMDs, and Tricos. Caddis have been absent with recent lower temps.

Recommended Flies:
Dries: CDC Baetis Dun 18-22, #22 Trico Drowned Spinner, #22 Brooks Baetis, #20 Compara Dun, #20
Nymphs: #18 Flashback Pheasant Tails, #18-20 Bird of Prey Tan, #20 Barrs BWO and PMD, #18-20 Zebra midges.
Streamers: Try big and dark streamers early and late, #10 Doc's BH in black.

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