Dry fly fishing will be better in the Rush Creek wild trout section near the highway

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: Good, flows are at 110 cfs as of 6/26 in between Silver Lake and Grant Lake. The flows are at 34 cfs as of 6/26 below Grant lake and between Hwy 395.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Conditions are fair to good. Once again, dry fly fishing will be better in the wild trout section near the highway.

The general reg. section (between silver lake and grant lake) is fishing well. There is a lot more water in this section so nymphing and dead drifting streamers is recommended. FYI-DFG plant heavily in this section so a lot of conventional fishermen will be at this section.

Recommended Flies:

cdc flying ant, parachute adams, extended body bwo, chernobyl, stimulators, elk hair caddis, griffith gnat, parachute caddis, sierra brite dot, royal wulff, hatch matcher

NYMPHS: #18 superflash pheasant tail, #16 deep six caddis, bird of prey, #18 caddis candy, #18 Nori's caddis pupa, bird of prey, san juan, variety of midges, #16 bh prince nymphs, #16 sizzlin red squirrel, #18 zug bug, #18 wd40

STREAMERS: goat leech, Carey bugger, Crystal bugger, Sheep Creek Special, BH Pop's Bugger

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