Fishing is good at Hot Creek, but the bite window is only from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: Good the flows are at 19cfs as of 12/24. The gate is closed and 6" to 12" ft of snow is on the roads.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good the fishing continues to be good but the bite window is about 11am to 2pm. Big and buggy subsurface. You might see a hatch if sun peaks out here and there.

Recommended Flies:

CDC Baetis Dun #18-#20, CDC Baetis Emerger #20, Extended Body BWO #22, Hatch Matcher BWO #18-#20

NYMPHS: BH Crystal BWO #20-#22, Micromay Olive #20, Kingreys Cold Turkey Baetis #20, Crystal Hunchback Baetis #22, Split Case BWO #20, WD-40 Black #22, Tungsten Black Beauty #22, Zebra Midge #22

STREAMERS: Water isn't deep enough to really bother.


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