Stillwater River

January 21, 2021

Fishing Conditions

January 21, 2021

Best to save this one till spring. Fishing can be tough out there during the winter months. If you do decide to make the drive nymphing with worms, rubberlegs, and small droppers will be your best selection. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Parachute Adams 10-18; Purple Haze 12-16; Comparadun BWO 16-18-20; Griffiths Gnat 16-18-20; Low Rider Midge 18-20-22

Nymphs:Soft hackle Pheasant Tail: 16-18-20 Mega Hare's Ear: 6-8 Mega Pheasant Tail: 6 Mega Prince: 4-6-8 Mr Rubberlegs Brown Stone: 6-8 Copper John Yellow, Blue, Red, Lime: 12-14-16 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Silver: 14-16-18 Purple Berger: 14-16 Crystal PT Pearl, Rust: 14-16-18 , Wire Worm: 6

Streamers: Sparkle Minnow and articulated Sparkle Minnow; JJ colors (brown/yellow) JJ Specials Black ,Olive Sex Dungeon: 2 Black Home invader: 2 Black, Olive Dolly Llama: 2 CH Bow River Bugger Black, Brown: 2-4-6 Stinger Sculpin Tan, Olive: 4 Silvey's Sculpin Black, Olive, Tan: 2 Flash Fry Whitefish: 2 Bling Minnow Pearl & Gold: 4


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