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Yakima River, Washington - Fishing Report -
January
14, 2017
The USGS gauge cleared of ice. That is always a welcome indication. That
written, the weather forecast shows it won't get over freezing or 32 degrees
until next Tuesday. Midges continue to the be main food you should be
imitating.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow, freezing fog and then
rain the first of next week.
Highs will range from 20 to 33 degrees and lows
from
3 to 21 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 931 cfs
Level: 30.89 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 36
Clarity: Clear
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva 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.
Midges are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies 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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