Missouri River

November 9, 2017

Fishing Conditions

November 9, 2017

 We are sliding in nymph season as the fish move to slower, deeper water. Lengthen out your leader to get your nymphs down to the fish. Have an ample supply of scuds and sow bugs. The weekend may be mild enough for a little bit of dry fly fishing. You might see some tiny mayflies but you will mostly find midges flying around. If you are going to be streamer fishing there are fish that want to put eat but take it slow. Swinging or slowly stripping will prove to be more affective than a fast retrieve.  


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Hi-Vis Paramerger Adams: 18 Purple Haze: 18-20, Ex. Body BWO: 18-20, Wild Turkey Baetis: 18-20-22, Tilt Wing BWO: 18-20, CDC Biot Dun BWO: 18-20, Midge Cluster: 16-18-20, Matt's Midge: 20-22, Z-Lon Midge: 20-22

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, Short Wing PMD Emerger: 16-18, 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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