The Metolius Was Mixed This Week

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The Metolius was mixed this week during the warm sunny days. Sometimes those 1st days of a lot of sun and more warmth can turn off the dry fly fishing on our favorite spring creek. That seemed to be the case for the most part.

With the weather turning cloudy today and some moisture coming back in the forecast I do believe the BWO hatches are going to be much better again. It is time to be on the look out for the first Cinygmula hatch of spring. #14 Yellow mayflies (Comaparadun, Parachutes, Light Cahill’s), plus plenty of caddis (October #8-10, Silver Stripe #10-14, Grey #14-16), a mix of Stones (none terribly important to match on the surface) and possibly important midge hatches.

Nymph action on Golden Stones with a dropper rig of Caddis Pupa, Mayfly nymphs, Zebra Midges, Eggs, Perdigons and Jigs.
Bull Trout fishing is pretty good. Soon the hatchery will be releasing the 2021 Chinook juvenile’s. That can create a feeding frenzy (queue the Jaws theme song). Our Cousin It fly is a good match.

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