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Clearwater River, Idaho - Fishing Report - July 08, 2018.
Stream levels are sill high in the lower river
, but getting in good shape in the North
Fork. Let us help you plan that next trip. Send us an email. We haven't been keeping
this page current but we intend to so in the futures. Please check back with us.

Stream Conditions at:













7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the coming week. High
temperatures will vary from
81 to 97 degrees and lows from 50 to 63 degrees.
Lower Clearwater River:
Rate:
18,600 cfs
Level: 7.29 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
USGS Real-time Stream Flow Data near Spalding ID

North Fork Clearwater River (above Dworshak Dam):
Rate: 2,470 cfs
Level: 7.17 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
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
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Salmonflies, size 6/8, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs 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.
Western Green drakes are hatching.
Salmonflies and Golden Stoneflies are hatching.
Spotte sedge caddis are hatching.

Terrestrials are working - carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Steelhead - Recommended Strategies, Techniques, and Tips
Steelhead are done for now.
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