East Walker River Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: Poor - Fair

Flows are at 20 cfs as of  1/9

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair-?

Temperatures are starting to moderate, days are getting longer and we should be seeing things pick up in the next few weeks. OKAY SO YOU CAN BLAME ME FOR JINXING IT, they're calling for below average temperatures and possible heavy snowfall next week. I've got plans to fish here on Saturday and will update then. The midges are pretty much the only bug hatching but the perch fry are still getting flushed through the pipe so make sure you have light colored streamers ready. By now the fish are educated to perch imitations so you need to figure out how to present a dying perch realistically. A couple of our guides were up there last Friday (warmest day of the week) and their observation was "bigger is better". It seems that the trout's feeling is "if I'm going to put out the effort it better be worth it."

Recommended Flies

 DRIES:   REALLY big Chernobylly Mousey looking stuff

NYMPHS: Prince Nymph #12-16| Dead Drift Crayfish #8 | Bottom Roller Psycho #10-12 | Copper Tiger #16-18

STREAMERS: Meat Whistle | Sculpzilla | Hornberg #8-12 | Flashabugger White #10-12 | F/T Clouser blk/prpl 1/0 |

Playbate Chartreuse #1/0

More Reports

The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, January 10th
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Report
Pyramid Lake: Pyramid Lake Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Report
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, January 3rd
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Fishing Report
Pyramid Lake: Pyramid Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report


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