Lower Owens River Fishing Report

Owens River - CA

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Good. Lower flow will allow for better drifts and smaller bugs. Hatches change throughout the day from midges, BWO, PMD, and Caddis.

Recommended Flies:
Nymphs: #18 WD40s in grey or olive, #16 Birds nests, #16 Tungsten Psycho BWO, #14 red Copper Johns, #16 Copper Zebra midges, #16 Flying Squirrels.
Dries: Tricos size 20-24. #16 Elk Hair Caddis, #16 Kauffmans Stimis, Parachute Adams #14, #10 Foam Hoppers, Elk Hair Caddis #16.
Streamers: BH Purple or Rust color 'Buggers, short strips do well in the afternoon

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Getting to be prime time here as well. The spawn is on. The browns are staging up and pulling streamers here can be way fun on the right day. Lots of school sized rainbows have also moved up from Crowley and the Monument section is fishing well for numbers while nymphing. Remember that the UO is closed from the Benton Bridge downstream to the Monument now. Basically the entire campground area is closed- then downstream past...... Read More