10/22/16 River Report
River Flow 182 CFS - Visibility Clear - AM Water Temp 56'F. - Rain. High near 49. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. - Come up to Cornwall Bridge and enjoy a beautiful overcast Blue Wing Olive day on the Housy. - With the river rising and this being a dark day the fish will be less wary then they were during the low water, sunny days we've been having. - Today's damp weather should bring out more flying ants. - Fishing has been great in the Corner Pool, Monument, the Park & the Wall. - Other productive spots are Push-em Up, Garbage Hole, Cellar Hole, Sand Hole & the Elms. - Trout are putting on the fall feed bag !! - The fish are taking daytime BWO's on the top and CDC emergers in the film !! - The Daytime Soft Hackle and Streamer Bite is still going strong. - With the river flow at 182 CFS today; trout are finally going to diperse thru out the TMA. - Today is a perfect day to get up here and nymph some BH Prince's and Rubber Legs for a bunch of trout !!
Trout are feeding all thru the TMA. - BWO's showing mid-day thru evening. - BWO CDC Emergers are the ticket for picky risers in the Park. - An effective day time technique is to swing soft hackles to sipping rises. - This is a perfect way to imitate swimming crippled BWO nymphs. - Also try nymphing deep during the day with a two fly rig.- On your two fly nymph rig start with a BH Prince and add a small Pheasant Tail or Hares Ear as the second fly.- Swing streamers for Trout behind exposed boulders in all the deeper riffles & pools. - Streamer fishing is the way to go during daylight hours for bigger fish.
AM River Water Temp 56' - River Flow 182 CFS. - Morning Air Temp 47'- Today's Air Temp High 49' - Tonight's Air Temp Low 41' - The trout are getting on the fall feed bag and getting ready for fall spawning all thru the TMA !!
Dry Fly Choices: , BWO's 20, 22 - Rusty Spinners 20- Ants 16,18
Soft Hackles: Hares Ear, Pheasant Tail, March Brown Spiders, Partdrige and Green, Partdrige and Yellow, Partdrige and Orange, Red Squirrel, Pheasant Tail
Wet Flies: BWO emergers 18 & 20
Nymph Choices; Hares Ear, BH Princes, BH Pheasant Tails, Big Yellow or Brown Stones, Rubber Legs(all colors), 20 Incher's, Yellow Wire Stones & Euro Bead Head Princes
Streamers: Pick Your Pocket, Zonkers, Woolly Buggers, Circus Peanuts, Home Invaders, Clousers,
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