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Yakima River, Washington - Fishing Report -
12, 2017
The stream levels are up a little but rain ends today. The weather is turning
back to normal, meaning it will be much cooler this coming week. There are still
hatches taking place. The water temperature wasn't affected all that much.
Carpenter ants and Japanese beetles are also plentiful.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
Aften today, there is no chance of rain for the next
week. Highs will range from
78 to 83 degrees and lows from 53 to 62 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 4060 cfs
Level: 32.78 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 57
Clarity: clear
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
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 14/16, pupa and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Evening Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching. Green Sedge caddisflies are hatching. Spotted
Sedge caddisflies are hatching. Pale Morning Duns are hatching. Pale Evening Duns
are hatching.
Terrestrials, such as Carpenter ants, Japanese Beetles and Hoppers are becoming
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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