Upper Owens Fishing Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

Report Date:


Flow Rates and Water Conditions:

Water Conditions: Good

Flows are at 111 cfs as of 11/21

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:  Good

We have had a few days of snow and rain but it look like things will clear up a bit over the weekend. Nights have been down into the the low 20's so the Tricos are done with the fall BWO emergence getting stronger. Caddis are hatching early and late but we'll see how long that lasts. With the sporadic hatches and both planters and lake fish moving upstream try attractor patterns such as San Juan Worms, Prince Nymphs, Copper Johns and streamers. Remember that the fish moving out of Crowley have had a summer of larger food so don't be afraid to use larger patterns.

Recommended Flies:

DRIES: Stimulator #16-18 | Elk Hair Caddis #14-18 | Extended Body BWO #16-18 | Parachute Adams #22-26 | Hi-Vis Parachute # 24 Rusty Spinner #22-24

NYMPHS: Hares Ear #14-18 | Radiation Baetis #18-20 | Barr's Uncased Caddis #14-16 | Zebra Midge #16-18 | WD-40 black #18-20 | Prince Nymph #12-16 | Red Copper John #14-16

STREAMERS: Shock Collar Leech #10 | Woolly Bugger White, Olive & Brown #10-14

More Reports

The Trout Fitter Reports
for Thursday, November 21st, 2019
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Mammoth Lakes Basin: Mammoth Lakes Basin Fishing Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Crowley Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens Fishing Report
Pyramid Lake: Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens River Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report


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