Stillwater River

August 23, 2019

Fishing Conditions

August 23, 2019

The Stillwater fishing is on!  Terrestrials are the name of the game.  A copper john or lightning bug underneath a hopper or hippie stomper will also pick up fish.  The caddis hatch has been decent as well.  Always be careful wading and floating on the Stillwater, this can be a dangerous river if your not paying attention.


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Morrish Hopper 6-10, CFO Ant: 12-16, Water Walkers: 10-16, Purple Haze: 16-19, Renegade: 16-18-20, Griffiths Gnat: 18-20, Matts Midge: 18, Adams parawulff: 16-18, CDC Emerger pink: 16-20,

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, San Juan: 8-12, Pats Rubber Legs: 8-12

Streamers: Sparkle Minnow and articulated Sparkle Minnow; JJ colors (brown/yellow) JJ Specials Black ,Olive Sex Dungeon: 2 Black Home invader: 2 Black, CH Bow River Bugger Black, Brown: 2-4-6 Stinger Sculpin Tan: 4 Silvey's Sculpin Black, Olive, Tan: 2 Flash Fry Whitefish: 2 Bling Minnow Pearl & Gold: 4, Baby Gonga: 8


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