Fishing is consistent and good on the Upper Owens

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions:
Great as of 8/11 flows are at 79cfs above the Hot Creek confluence.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Great, BWO and Tricos early, followed by Caddis and Baetis later. Fish down below the bridge closer to crowley for the best results. Fish dries in the riffles, and nymphs near deep bank runs.

Recommended Flies:

Parachute Adams #20, Sloan Outrigger Caddis #16, Goddard Caddis #16, Elk Hair Caddis Tan #16, Extended Body BWO #18, Rycophilla #14, Parachute Kicking Hopper #14, Chernobyl Ants

Depth Charge Bird's Nest #14 Black, Green Copper John #16, Pheasant Tail #16, San Juan Worm Red, Tungsten Zebra Midge #16, Olive Scuds, Western Coachman #16, Hula Damsel Olive, Ultimate Damsel.

Black Wooly Bugger #10, Hornberg #12, Punk Perch #10, BH Leach Black/Brown


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