Fish the clear water on the Lower Owens

The Trout Fitter Staff

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Water Conditions:Water conditions on the Lower Owens are good. Flows are at 175 cfs as of 8/1.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fishing on the Lower Owens has been good. The water is a little green coming out of the dam, clear further down river. With the heat wave the majority of the hatches are happening around the morning and evening time. Better 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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