07/10/16 River Report
River Flow 309 CFS - Visibility Clear - AM Water Temp 70' . - Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Overcast skies with dropping water temps and 309 CFS in the river makes a Perfect Smallmouth Day!! - Bass & Pike Streamer Bite Is On!! - Carp are showing up in some of the bigger pools in the TMA. - Try dragging some Woolly Buggers or Big Stone Fly Nymphs by them. - Carp are also behind the dam and in the side channels of the power house at Falls Village. - You can target Bass behind boulders in the riffles and pools through out the TMA all day long. - Trout are in the thermal refuges during the day. - Nymphing & Streamer fishing is the way to go during daylight hours. - Dry Fly Bite last hour of daylight.
Alder Flies, Rusty Spinners, Light Cahills, Green Caddis, Sulphurs and Isonychias on the river at the last hour of daylight. - Nymphing & Streamer Bite for BASS is Still HOT All Day Long!! - AM River Water Temp 66' - River Flow 309 CFS. - Morning Air Temp 63'- Air Temp High Today73' - Tonight's Air Temp Low 59' - Remember from June 15th the mouths of tributaries posted by the DEEP are closed to fishing until September 15th.
Dry Fly Choices: Alder Flies 10 & 12, Rusty Spinners 12, Sulphurs 16 & 18, Light Cahills Size 12 & 14, Isonychias 12 & 14, Green Caddis Size 16 & 18 - BWO's Size 18 & 20.
Soft Hackles: Olive Caddis Pupae, Hares Ear, Pheasant Tail, March Brown Spiders, Partdrige and Green, Partdrige and Yellow, Partdrige and Orange, Red Squirrel, Pheasant Tail
Wet Flies: Lead Wing Coachman, Hornbergs, March Brown, .
Nymph Choices; Hares Ear, Green Caddis Pupae, BH Princes, BH Pheasant Tails, Big Yellow or Brown Stones, Rubber Legs, 20 Incher's, Yellow Wire Stones & Euro Bead Head Princes
Streamers: Pick Your Pocket, Zonkers, Woolly Buggers, Circus Peanuts, Home Invaders.
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