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Upper Owens River, California - Fishing Report -
March
23, 2017
We had some good reports of big trout being caught and lots of resident trout
as well. The biggest problem isn't catching the trout, it is getting there. The
snow is deep and driving there out of the question.

Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday for the next
week.
Highs will range from 33 to 47 and lows from 24 to 48 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 70 cfs
Afternoon Water Temperature: 45
Clarity: Stained slightly from melting snow
Blue-winged Olives, size 20 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Scuds: 14
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Various species of Blue-winged Olives nymphs are still very plentiful. Some of them are
bi-brooded and will be hatching again soon.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat year-round.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great choices for early and late fishing
Black and olive Matuka sculpin streamers are good fly choices for the larger trout..
Midges are hatching.
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.

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