Upper Owens Fishing Report

Doug Rodricks

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With the recent snow, like clockwork, more fish have flooded into the river as they take up residence in their new spots. It has been very consistent here for big fish daily. The last weekend saw large crowds spreading out on the river and adding a lot of fishing pressure. Things are back to normal again and the fishing has been getting even better daily. Cover all areas of the river to get into these fish consistently, and make sure your drift is perfect. Mixing it up with your fly selection can keep you on the fish. Getting the right drift in the right spot is still king, so leave no stone unturned!

Best Flies: Stimulator – 12, 14, 16; Crystal Copper Tiger Midge – 16,18; B100FB – 14, 16, 18, 20; Spruce a bu dark and light; Loeberg Mallard Silver; Loeberg Guinea Silver, Crystal Midge Pupa Black – 18; Crystal Chironomid Emerger Copper – 16, 18; Broken Back Copper Tiger Midge – 14,16,18, Kiwi Flash and Flamingo Otter Eggs.

More Reports

Sierra Drifters Reports
for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
Sierra Drifters Reports
for Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
: Fishing/Snow Conditions 1/14/20
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Fishing Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens River Fishing Report


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