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Yakima River, Washington - Fishing Report -
April
22, 2017
The flows are still high, too high to wade safely but it can be fished from drift
boats - well, not very well, but can be fished. There is more rain in the forecast
everyday. It won't be long before things clear up and the rain slows down.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next
wee
k. Highs will range from 52 to 57 degrees and lows from 38 to 39 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 5250 cfs
Level: 33.27 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 50
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Umtanum
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 14/16, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use during the spring season.
Blue-winged olives are hatching and will continue off and on for the next few weeks.
Skwala stoneflies will start hatching.
March Brown mayflies will start hatching.
Green Sedge caddisflies will begin to hatch.
Spotted Sedge caddisflies will begin to hatch.
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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