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Clearwater River, Idaho - Fishing Report - July 10, 2019
Stream levels are okay in the main river and North Fork. Some trout are being caught.
Smallmouth bass fishing is good.

Stream Conditions at:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
Slight chance of rain/storms today, and Saturday. Clear for
the remaining days. High temperatures will vary from 82 to 90 degrees and lows from
63 to 65 degrees.
Lower Clearwater River:
15,000 cfs
Level: 6.55 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49 degrees
USGS Real-time Stream Flow Data near Spalding ID

North Fork Clearwater River (above Dworshak Dam):
Rate: 1710 cfs
Level: 6.66 ft.
on Water Temperature: 48.5 degrees
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
Salmonflies: 4/6, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Spotted Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Trout - Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
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.
Salmonflies are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Western Green drakes are hatching.
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Steelhead - Recommended Strategies, Techniques, and Tips
Not applicable
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