East Walker River Report

The Trout Fitter Staff

Report Date:

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Flow Rates and Water Conditions

Water Conditions:  Poor

Flows are at 21 cfs as of  1/21

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Poor-Fair

Well good news bad news, over the last week the temperatures went up enough that the ice disappeared and the fishing was decent. Good midge hatches mid-morning on and mayflies midday throughout the afternoon. Both the mayflies and the midges are extremely small. Attractor patterns are working including worms and slush eggs. Mainly small mayfly nymphs but larger nymphs like Pheasant Tails that also imitate caddis larva are working also. Small streamers were also working. Now for the bad news. Starting this weekend, they are calling for overnight temperatures in the single digits and highs in the 30's.

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 #16-22 | T's Stone Drummond Light #8-10 | JuJu Baetis #22-24 |  Glass Bead Micro May Olive #22-24 | S&M Nymph #20-22

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

Playbate Chartreuse #1/0

More Reports


The Trout Fitter Reports
for Thursday, January 21st
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens River Report
The Trout Fitter Reports
for Friday, January 15th
Hot Creek: Hot Creek Fishing Report
Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley): Upper Owens River Report
Owens River - Lower: Lower Owens River Report
East Walker River (CA): East Walker River Report


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