Just received this awesome video of STM guide Seth C. helping a young angler land a Trout of a lifetime. Copy and paste the Dropbox link below!https://www.dropbox.com/s/rybtjaugdprbm0e/IMG_0441.MOV?dl=0
The entire Gorge is fishing very well! This amazing stream fishes like a classic Creek and is full of wild and eagerly selective fish. A small Baetis hatch comes off around noon while Midges abound all day long. Fish are actively feeding on the surface in some larger foam lined holes. Smaller Midge and BWO dry patterns will bring these fish up when not spooked. Attractor patterns also get these guys attention as there is plenty of larger Stone Flies, Ants, Beetles and other crawling bugs around. Of course if the tip eager action isn't happening Nymphs and Streamers will get some serious attention as well. Contact the shop to Book a guided trip into this amazing destination. 760 873-0010
The Lower Owens River Fly Fishing is on hold for a little while longer as the river is currently draining all the awesome precipitation we've had recently! Flows are topping 700cfs and the river will be in amazing shape when it's all over and back to normal.
The Lower Owens River is still up to a runoff flushing flow of around 700+cfs. This is emulating and forecasting the runoff that is happening and is to come. We have spotted Skwalla Americana Stoneflies along the rivers edge which is usual for this time of year. My guides and I hope we will see fishable flow rates by the time the Yellow Sally Stoneflies make their late spring appearance. We will see how this this flow continues based on air temperature and the amount of precipitation we have between now and summer.
The Lower Owens River is experiencing extremely high flows of above 700cfs as of today! We do not fish the river at these flows unless we want to be swept to LA and become part of the system. This will be a flushing event for the river. When it's down it should be in very good condition.. As for now don't fish here... .