10/23/16 River Report
River Flow 347 CFS - Visibility Clear - AM Water Temp 52'F. - Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 14 to 18 mph. - Come up to Cornwall Bridge and enjoy a beautiful October Blue Wing Olive day on the Housy. - We are still seeing some flying ants and spotty ISO's. - 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 347 CFS today; trout are dispersing thru out the TMA. - Today is a perfect day to get up here and nymph with 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 52' - River Flow 347 CFS. - Morning Air Temp 41'- Today's Air Temp High 54' - Tonight's Air Temp Low 44' - 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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