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Clearwater River, Idaho - Fishing Report - September 15, 2018.
Stream levels are in good shape flowing at a normal level in both the main river and
North Fork. Steelhead and salmon have begin to show up but we still don't have any
catch reports.

Stream Conditions at:













7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is almost no chance of rain for the coming week. High
temperatures will vary from 68 to 75 degrees and lows from 45 to 48 degrees.
Lower Clearwater River:
Rate:
6220 cfs
Level: 4.28 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
USGS Real-time Stream Flow Data near Spalding ID

North Fork Clearwater River (above Dworshak Dam):
Rate: 672 cfs
Level: 5.51 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
Clarity:  clear
USGS Real-time Stream Flow Data at Canyon Ranger Station
Recommended Trout Flies:
Blue-winged Olives: size 16 and 18 nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
October Caddis, size 6, larva and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Trout - Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. For the best results, fish the larva and pupa imitations rigged in
tandem.
Blue-winged olives are hatching. Some areas have good concentrations of various species
of blue-winged olive nymphs and fishing an imitation of them is an alternative strategy.
Pale Morning duns are hatching. October caddis are hatching.
Little Yellow Stoneflies are hatching.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers.
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Steelhead - Recommended Strategies, Techniques, and Tips
Steelhead and salmon are in the system..
Fly Fishing Clearwater River, Idaho
A description of the Clearwater River,
Guide to fly fishing the Clearwater
River, Clearwater River fishing
seasons, and much more
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with the dates you will be fishing this
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