Fish Caddis Imitations Early Evening & Large Streamers Later on the East Walker

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions:
Good, flows are up, down, up, down to 353 cfs as of 8/25.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches:
Good flows pretty stable in the mid 300s. Fish Midges early, and switch to caddis around mid-day and afternoon. Big Caddis hatch in the late afternoon and early evening. Fish big streamers and perch patterns in the evening before dusk.

RECOMMENDED FLIES:

DRIES:
Elk Hair Caddis #16, Kaufman Stimulator #16, Fat Albert #12, Streamside Hopper, Brooks PMD #16-18, Burk's Infrequent PMD #16-18, Hoppers, Ants and Foam Beatles, Blue Damsels

NYMPHS:
Pheasant Tail #20-22, Medallion Midge #20-22, Barr's Trico Emerger # 18-22, Micromayfly Olive #20-22, WD 40 Olive #20-22, Nitro Caddis #18 Tan, Sparkle Pupa #18

STREAMERS:
Perfection Perch #10, Punk Perch #10Black Wooly Bugger #8, Leeches

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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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