Fishing is good on the Lower Owens but the water is green. When it clears fishing will improve

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions: The flows are at 175 cfs as of 8/1.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Lower Owens fishing is good right now but the water is a little green coming out of the dam. It is clear further down river. With the heat wave the majority of the hatches are happening during the morning and evening times. You will have the most success nymphing.

Recommended Flies:

upright organza rusty spinner, yellow sally, mini hot Garcia's, #16 baby boy hopper, chernobyls, #16 parachute adams, extended body bwo, #18 stimulators, #20 pearl butt trico spinner, #20 quill body spinner, Q's sparkle stacker bwo, trapped dun pmd, organza trico spinner, light cahill

NYMPH: #18 caddis candy , #18 two bit hooker, copper johns, bh prince nymphs, #20 trico may nymph, #20 sulphur nymph, #18 mighty may sloan, #18 beck's sulphur emerger, #16 caddistrophic, little brown bug,#16 fox's poopah, #16 nitro caddis, bird of prey, #18 micro stone

STREAMERS: Wounded Sculpin, Matuka, BH Carey Bugger, Crystal Bugger, BH Pop's Bugger


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