Jefferson River

April 23, 2018

Fishing Conditions

April 23, 2018

 The Jeff has started to get some dirty run-off. We might not see good fishing for some time. Usually when Grasshopper stop dumping off color water into the Beaverhead.


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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

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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