Stillwater River

February 19, 2019

Fishing Conditions

February 19, 2019

The Stillwater is cold and low much like the Boulder. Ice flows and ice shelves are common on this river. Beware of the stability of ice flow and ice shelves out here. Safety first! It shouldn't be too long before warmer weather for fishing returns. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Purple Haze: 12-18, 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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