Missouri River

October 14, 2019

Fishing Conditions

October 14, 2019

The Mo is fishing well and seems to only be getting better. Nymphing scuds, sow bugs, midges, caddis and small mayfly nymphs have been getting the job done. Nymphing has been far more productive from 11-3. Weeds are an issue out this way especially in the afternoons. The dam has the lowest amount of weeds but the most amount of people. Baetis are out as well and dry flies are a great way to avoid the whitefish bite. Prospecting an october caddis on top won't result in the most amount of fish, but can bring up some big ones. The streamer bite has just started picking up as well, but watch out for the weeds!

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: C-UM Trico Spinner: 20-22, CDC Trico Spinner: 18-22, Parachute Trico: 18-22, Morrish Hopper Yellow & Tan: 6-10, Attract Ant: 14-16,Hi-Vis Paramerger Adams: 18 Purple Haze: 18-20 Griffiths Gnat: 18-20-22, Midge Cluster: 16-18-20, Matt's Midge: 20-22, Z-Lon Midge: 20-22, Quigley Cluster: 16-20, Royal Wulff:16-20,

Nymphs: Mighty Mo Soft Hackle Pink: 16-18, Micro Mayfly: 18-20, Military Mayfly: 18-20, RS2's grey, black, olive, light cahill: 16-20, Juju PMD: 16-20, Red Head Stepchild: 16-20, Indigo Child: 18-20, Rainbow Warrior: 16-20, Green Machine: 18-22, IED Worm: 6-8, Wire Worm: 6, Hot Head Scud: 16-18, Ray Charles (tan & pink): 16-18, Sow Bug: Dark or Light Hares Ear: 16-18, Tung. Tail. Sow Bug Rainbow: 14-16, Clouser Crayfish: Olive, Tan, Drk Turkey: 6-10

Streamers| Bling Minnow Pearl, Gold: 6, Sparkle Minnow Sculpin 4-6, Zonker White: 4-6, Jawbreaker White: 1/0-2, Home Invader White, Black: 2, Bellyache Minnow Fire Tiger: 2, Flash Fry White: 4, Micro Zonker: 8, Natural and Copper Zonker: 6-8, Kreelex (gold/silver, black/red): 6, Articulate Sparkle Minnow: 4, Baby Gonga: 8

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