Upper Owens Fishing Report

Owens River - Section 3 - Upper (above Crowley) - Eastern Sierra, CA (Mono County)

Jack Lyons tight to a nice rainbow he nymphed up using crystal eggs. Flows have dropped significantly here moving the trout into the deeper pools only.

by Tom Loe
3-13-2018
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Flows have decreased significantly recently. Access roads remain a mess due to mud, and large puddles in the two track ruts. The snow has melted for now; but if the forecast is correct we may see some snow accumulations by the weekend. The bite remains slow with declining numbers of migratory rainbows. Crystal Eggs, San Juan Worms, #16-18 Assassins (dark and light), #14-16 Crystal Leeches, and #16-20 Copper Tiger Midge, Zebra Midge, and Gillies have been good patterns fished with plenty of weight below an Under-Cator.  

Hopefully we will see an early run of cutthroat trout moving in March if the weather turns more seasonal.


If you would like to go fly fishing with Sierra Drifters give them a call at (760) 935 4250 and for more information visit their website www.sierradriters.com.



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