Hot Creek Fishing Is Excellent

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions:
Great, flows at 48 cfs as of 8/25

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Great, tricos early in the morning, til about 10am. Caddis Emergers til noon. Hoppers and Baetis in the afternoon.

Recommended Flies:

Parachute Caddis Grey #18, CDC Caddis Emerger #18, Brook's Hot Creek Caddis #20, Goddard Caddis #18, Kyle's Superflash PT #22, #18 Elk Hair Caddis Tan CDC Emerger Baetis, RS2 Emerger #18,Tan Grasshoppers, Small Chernobyl Ants, Taylor's Fat Albert #14

Yankee Buzzer #22, Micracle Nymph #22, Nori's Caddis Pupa Olive #20, Micromayfly Brown #20, Silverman's Epoxy Wingcase Trico #22 Drowned Trico Spinner #20 Olive WD 40 #20-22, #20 Gould's Drowned Spinner, Furimsky's Epoxy Midge #22

#12 Bead Head Doc's Twin Lake Special Black/Brown/Olive

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Fish with Caddis Imitations late in the day for best results on the San Joaquin
San Joaquin River

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: Flows are down to reasonable levels, and the waters starting to warm. Be careful, there are still a lot of places that aren't wadable. Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Excellent! Fishing is great in the morning, til about noon. Things pick back up in the evening til dark. Serious dry action at dusk. Mostly mayflies. Bigger is better later in the day. Stick with small caddis earlier, then switch to larger sizes later. Recommended Flies: Dries: Kaufman Stimulator #16, Parachute Adams #18, Yellow Humpy......

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