Big Hole River

September 13, 2020

Fishing Conditions

September 13, 2020

The Big Hole is fishing well throughout the day. Get your attractor dry fishing in while you can, as it will be streamer season before we know it. For now, hoppers, ants, caddis and tricos are out, with ants being the hottest item on the menu. On cloudier days BWO's are also making an appearance.  A hopper with an ant or dropper has been very productive as fish are looking up. Streamer fishing has been solid and we have had good reports on both small and large streamers. Yellow, white, olive and black are all working depending on the conditions that day. Smaller flashy streamers have been getting eats when the sun is high and bright. Hoot owl restrictions have been lifted as of August 27th. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Renegade: 16-18-20, Purple Haze: 14-16-18, Hi-Vis Paraemerger Adams:16-18, Caddis: 14-16, Pink Albert: 14, Elk Hair Caddis Tan: 16-18-20, CDC Elk Hair Caddis Tan: 14-16-18, Missing Link Caddis: 16-18, Snowshoe Caddis: 14-16-18, Adult Caddis: 14-16, Chubby Chernobyl; 8-12, Para-Sulfer; 16-20, Twisted Sprucie; 14,

Nymphs| BH Pheasant Tail: 14-16-18, Green Machine: 18-20, CDC Pheasant Tail: 12-14-16-18, Rubberlegs Olive, Olive/Brown: 6-8-10, Ugly Bug: 4-6-8, Red Belly Yuk Bug: 2-4 Coppertone Delektable: 6-8 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Purple: 14-16 IED Worm: 10 Copper John Yellow, Red, Blue: 12-14-16-18, Pats Rubber Legs: Olive, Black, Coffee, Tan: 8-12

Streamers| JJ Special: 4- 6 Sculpzilla's Tan, Olive, Black: size 4-6 Haymaker Sculpin Olive, Brown: 4 Bellyache Minnow Tan, Olive: 1/0-1 Micro Zonker Tan, Olive, Black: 8 Fatheads Yellow: 2 Sex Dungeon Yellow, Rust, Natural: 2 Home Invader Yellow, Olive Space Invader: 2 Flash Fry Brown & Yellow: 2 Space Invader Brown Yellow, Tan: 2-4-6; Brown/Copper Sparkle Minnow 4-6


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