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Yakima River, Washington - Fishing Report -
22, 2018
The stream levels are still up high, too high to wade anywhere. The water
temperature is coming up fast. Several new hatches are underway. Skwala
stoneflies are hatching.

7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain through tomorrow, then
mostly clear
for this coming week. Highs will range from 70 to 84 degrees and
lows from 5
0 to 59 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 8240 cfs
Level: 33.63 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 51
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data At Umtanum
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Pale Evening Duns, size 14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Mahogany Duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Green Sedges (caddisflies), size 14/16, lara, pupa and adults
Salmonflies, size 6/8, 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.
March Brown are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
Mahogany Duns are hatching.
Spotted Sedges are hatching.
Green Sedges are hatching.
Salmonflies should start hatching soon.
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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