East Walker River Fishing Report

Walker River - East Fork (CA) - Bridgeport, CA (Mono County)

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by The Trout Fitter Staff
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Fishing conditions and Hatches: Conditions are good. Fish have been keyed into BWO and Trico Mayflies with Caddis absent lately. Try a dry/dropper with a small midge and get it down to the bottom.

Recommended Flies:
Dries: Brooks Baetis emerger, CDC Baetis Dun #18, #22 Trico Drowned Spinners, #16 Extended body BWO.
Nymphs:#18 grey or olive WD40s, #20 BH Micro Mayfly olive, #20 PT's, Hare's ears, #20 Blooms Serendipity in dark colors, #18 gray/back Optimidge.
Streamers: Stinging Sculpin, Perfection Perch, and Zonkers. Try a leech pattern as well.

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