East Walker River Fishing Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Flow Rates and Water Conditions

Water Conditions:  Fair

Flows are going up and down, currently at 93 cfs as of  9/11

Water temperatures are dropping, we may have seen the last of the high temperatures.

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good

If you want to hide from the crowds and are willing to leave early, it would be a great place to hide. Nighttime temperatures are  in the low 30's all week.  Midday air temperatures are expected to be in the 70's and 80's The flows have dropped back down so the faster water should be more oxygenated, but the water temperatures have gone up so take lots of temperature readings and be aware of the fish's speed of recovery. Also leave the fish in the water if you're taking pictures.  The hatches have been sporadic with midges and Tricos being the strongest but also Caddis. Not a lot of surface activity, but early morning crane fly action can be good. Perch fry patterns should be working as well as daphnia patterns. Don't laugh, in the fall I've seen good BWO hatches where the fish will ignore them to eat a #32 Daphnia pattern, volume of food is the key.

Recommended Flies

 DRIES:   REALLY big Chernobylly Mousey looking stuff | Mother Shucker #22-24 | E/C Caddis #14-18 | Banshee Caddis #16-18 | Sparkle Flag Black #20-22 | Para Crane Fly #14-16

NYMPHS: Prince Nymph #12-16| Dead Drift Crayfish #8 | Bottom Roller Psycho #10-12 | Copper Zebra #16-18 | T's Stone Drummond Light #8-10 | T J Hooker #6-10 | JuJu Baetis #22-24 | Para Cranefly #14-16 | Pheasant Tail Midge Pupa #12-14 | Blood Midge #12-16 | Barr's Trico Emerger #20-22

STREAMERS: Meat Whistle | Sculpzilla | Hornberg #10-14 | Belly Scratcher Minnow Chub #2 | Bank Robber Sculpin #2 |

Playbate Chartreuse #1/0

More Reports


The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, September 11th
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Report- Closed Until Atleast 9/14
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin River Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Crowley Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Fishing Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Fishing Report
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, September 4th
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin River Fishing Report
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Crowley Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Fishing Report


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