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Yakima River, Washington - Fishing Report -
February 1
9, 2018
The stream levels are back in good shape. The water temperature is still down
some in all sections. Trout were being caught on Cream and Blood, or red
midges, and Winter stoneflies, mostly nymphs.

7 Day Weather Forecast: There is almost no chance of snow or rain for the
next week
. Highs will range from 27 to 39 degrees and lows from 10 to 20

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 2240 cfs
Level: 31.86 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 38
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Umtanum
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem with the lava on the
bottom. This will give you the best results.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use during the spring season.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
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 (
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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