Fishing on Rush Creek will run from fair to good

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: Water conditions are good and the flows are at 34 cfs as of 7/03 below Grant lake to hwy 395. The flows are 76 cfs as of 7/03 in between Silver Lake and Grant Lake.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Rush creek is fishing fair to good. Dry fly fishing will be better in the wild trout section near the highway. General reg. section(between silver lake and grant lake) is fishing well. 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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