Fishing at Lewiston Lake has been great one day, and slow the next.

The Fly Shop

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Current Lake Conditions:
Lewiston is absolutely full of water! Expect good hatches of BWOs on the cloudy, wet days this week. There are lots of giant rainbows in this lake that will break your flies off and leave you floating there, slack jawed. Great place to go fishing while visiting the Trinity River.

The Trinity River Fish Hatchery is located at the foot of Lewiston Dam. A visit here is very educational and the numbers of steelhead and salmon climbing the steps into the hatchery is really impressive.

The Fly Shop's  Tips:
You can't go too small. Can you? When using indicators, the takes can be difficult to see and detect, and then the takes can be electric. Successful indicator anglers keep the flies in the water, all the way to the backing, then low and slow retrieve. Sink tip fly lines allow anglers to retrieve leeches, buggers and small nymphs fast or slow. This lake is best fished from a motorized boat, pram or pontoon boat. Float tubes are fine if you are okay with walking back up to the parking lot after the slow current of Lewiston pushes you to the southern end of the lake.



• Hackle Stacker BWO #18
• Parachute Adams #14-18

• Frostbite #18
• Serendipity #20
• Chromies #18-20
• Mercer's Micro May Black #18
• Sparkle Scuds #14-16
• Hunchback Scuds #16
• Zebra Midges (Any) #18-20
• Mercer's Gidget

• Zack's Swimming Leech
• Zack's Damseleech Orange/Olive


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