Spring Creeks

June 23, 2022

Fishing Conditions

June 23, 2022

Fishing on the Spring Creeks is one of the better options currently, as most of the water around us is in runoff mode and very muddy. Dry fly action is picking up. On bright days we are seeing tons of caddis and pmd's.

Midge larva patterns are always a good thing to use. We like the following patterns: Black Beauties, Red or Black Zebra Midges, Miracle Nymphs, or an olive, maroon or black Midge Larva. All of these patterns in an 18 or 20. 

Scuds and Sow Bugs are also an important food to the fish in the Spring Creeks during this time of year. Some of the best patterns are: a Grey Sow Bug, a Soft Hackle Sow Bug, a Hot Head Sow Bug or an Olive, Grey or Tan Scud. Use a size 14 or 16 in all of these patterns.

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| , CDC Emerger Pink: 14-18, Matts Midge: 18-20, Griffiths Gnat: 18-22, Renegade: 18-20, Loopy Cripple BWO: 18-20, CDC Biot Dun: 18-20, Sparkle Flag BWO: 18-22, Half Dun BWO: 16-20, C-UM Spinner BWO: 16-20, Challenged BWO: 16-20, Bat Wing: 16-20, CDC Para Spinner BWO: 18-20, X-caddis: 16, Slow Water Caddis: 16, CDC Caddis: 14-16

Nymphs| CDC Biot Midge ,Purple Midge Pupa,Dirty Rat, PT softie, Pink Softie, S&M Nymph Brown and Olive: 16-18 Little Green Machine Chart and PT: 18-20, Pearl PT: 16-18, Pearl Lightning Bug: 16-18, San Juan Worm Red: 8-10, Tailwater Tiny Rust and Olive: 18-20-22, Hunchback Scud Pink, Rainbow Tan, Olive, Gray: 16-18, Ray Charles Pink: 18-20, Floss Worm Red and Pink: 10

Streamers| Black or Purple Bugger, Super Bugger Tan or Black, Micro Zonker Tan & Brown: 10 Mini Minnow Tan & Olive: 4 Conenan The Barbarian Black & Olive: 8 Bling Minnow Pearl and Pearl/Gold: 6 Guida's Mirrored Minnow Gray, Olive, Barred: 6, Kreelex Gold/Copper/Silver: 4, Sparkle Minnow Brownie/Sculpin: 4, Sculpzilla Sunrise: 6, Mini Sex Dungeon Tan/Yellow

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