Jefferson River

August 20, 2017

Fishing Conditions

August 20, 2017

As of 7-19-17 the entire Jefferson River is under a Hoot Owl Closure until further notice due to high water temps. The river will be closed to fishing from 2pm until midnight. This river has not been getting cool enough to fish early as of right now either. There are much better options in the area. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Bat wing Emerger: 18-20, Micro Midge Black/ Red: 18-20, Brooks Sprout Black: 18-20-22, Z-Lon Midge:20-22, Spider Midge: 18-20, Hanging Stimi, Olive: 10-12, Bullet Head Skwalla: 10-12

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, Goldenstone: 4-6 San Juan Worm Assorted Variety: 6-8-10 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Original: 12-14-16, pheasant tail: 14-18

Streamers| Home Invader Yellow, White, Black: 2 Buck Rogers Olive: 2/0 Fathead Yellow, Black, White, Olive: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Olive, Black, Yellow: 2 Space Invader Olive/Black and Yellow/Brown: 2-4 McCunes Sculpin Olive, Tan: 4-8 Gold Bead Rubberleg Krystal Bugger Olive: 6-8


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