Owens River Gorge Fishing Report

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Good. The bite starts about 10:00 and goes until about 3 pm. Same bugs are working but have your dry flies ready for the baetis hatch around 11:00, 12:00 followed by a decent Caddis hatch.

Recommended Flies:
Dries: Elk hair caddis, parachute caddis, e/c caddis, hot creek caddis (olives, tans, browns) #18-#20s Tricos- spinners/emergers #18-#22s. Medium size hoppers still working well (lighter tans and brown w/red).
Nymphs: poxy back baetis, wd-40s, kyles super flash p/t, beerhead baetis, Two Bit Hookers.
Streamers: Wooley buggers and leeches(small) Lots of little white frogs,try some lighter colors.

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