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Upper Owens River, California - Fishing Report -
October 1
7, 2019
Flow are in good shape and lots of resident trout are being caught along with
some large, lake fish
moving upstream to spawn. Lots of insects are hatching.
Our sculpin and articulated streamer patterns are working for the larger trout.
Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the next week.
Highs will range from 58 to 61 and lows from 26 to 30.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 114 cfs
Afternoon Water Temperature: 48
Clarity: clear
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin, and articulated streamers, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Scuds: 14
Spotted Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Mahogany Duns, size 18, numphs, emergers, duns and spinners
October Caddis, size 6, 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, White Belly Sculpin and articulated streamers are great choices for early
and late fishing
Black and olive Matuka sculpin streamers are good fly choices for the larger trout..
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
O
ctober caddis are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
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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Fly Fishing Lower (Middle) Owens River,
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much more