Lower Owens River Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

Report Date:

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Flow Rates and Water Conditions

Water Conditions: Good

Flows have come down to 275 cfs as of 10/9

Water temperature low 60s midday

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

Flows are manageable, temps mid-day are tolerable, lots of flying insect to be seen and nobody around. Mornings are Tricos and midges, later in the morning is craneflies and caddis. Evenings are male Trico's, caddis and midges.  

Recommended Flies

DRIES: Large dry with #22-26 midge emergers and adults | Stimulator #12-16 | Spider Variant #18-20 | Elk Hair Caddis #14-20 behind the Stimulator, lots of skating

NYMPH:  Pheasant Tail #14-22 | Hares Ear #16-22 | Zebra Midge #18-22 | Olive Hot Spot Jig #18 |Micro Stone #14-16 | Jigged hares ear #12 | B/H Prince #10-14 | Drowned Trico #18-22 | Chamois Caddis #14-18

STREAMERS: Wooly Bugger Olive & Black #10-12 | Mini Sculpin Olive & Black #10-12

More Reports


The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, October 9th
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Crowley Lake Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Fishing Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Thursday, October 1st
Hot Creek: There are Still a Few PMDs Around
San Joaquin River: San Joaquin River Fishing Report
Crowley Lake: Fishing Has Been Very Good
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Water Temps Are Dropping Fast
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Fishing Report


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