Hot Creek Fishing Report

Jim Elias

Report Date:

Hot Creek - 12/9/2019 Flows Approx 30cfs - Gauging station stuck on 0 currently. 

Rod Size:  #4-#5 Weight

Tippet Size: 3-5X 

Dry Flies: Griffith's Gnat #20, CDC Baetis DUN #20, CDC Baetis Emerger #20, JuJu emerger #18,

Nymphs: Hogan's S&N Nymph #18, WD40 Olive #18, Two Bit Hooker Black #18, Glass Bead Micro Mayfly Olive #20, Micromayfly Olive #18, Tungsten Psycho #20

Streamers - N/A

The road to the canyon is covered with enough snow now that traveling on anything other than by foot or snowmobile is impossible. Mostly midges hatching now, might have a small window around 1 where these fish will possibly take a dry, but nymphing would be the best way to fish right now, with or without an indicator.

Fish Mammoth Guides Services is located in Mammoth Lakes, CA (Mono County). Fishing Guide, Jim Elias, can take you fishing on Crowley Lake, Upper Owens, Lower Owens and East Walker River. To book your guided fishing trip with Jim Elias please all him at (760) 582-2195 and for more information please visit his WEBSITE..

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