A walk wade is good on the Big Hole during Fall. There is enough water for a float but you will have to play pinball with some rocks. Except for some small BWO's and MIdges we have seen dry fly season start to fade away. Stonefly nymph rigs are starting to take over with various droppers. You may run through a few dropper flies. If you bring the streamer rod, find some deep slow holes. Jig a sculpin through the bottom. The Brook trout in the upper river will be coming out of their fall spawn. They like to target soft hackles and not always on a dead drift.
Dries| Renegade: 16-18-20, Purple Haze: 14-16-18, Bat Wing Emerger: 16-18-20, Film Critic: 16-18-20, Hackle Stacker BWO: 16-18-20, Hi-Vis Paraemerger Adams:16-18
Nymphs| BH Pheasant Tail: 14-16-18, Green Machine: 18-20, CDC Pheasant Tail: 12-14-16-18, Rubberlegs Olive, Olive/Brown: 6-8-10, Ugly Bug: 4-6-8, Red Belly Yuk Bug: 2-4 Coppertone Delektable: 6-8 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Purple: 14-16 IED Worm: 10 Copper Johnson Yellow, Red, Blue: 12-14-16-18, Pats Rubber Legs: Olive, Black, Coffee, Tan: 8-12
Streamers| JJ Special: 4- 6 Sculpzilla's Tan, Olive, Black: size 4-6 Haymaker Sculpin Olive, Brown: 4 Bellyache Minnow Tan, Olive: 1/0-1 Micro Zonker Tan, Olive, Black: 8 Fatheads Yellow: 2 Sex Dungeon Yellow, Rust, Natural: 2 Home Invader Yellow, Olive Space Invader: 2 Flash Fry Brown & Yellow: 2 Space Invader Brown Yellow, Tan: 2-4-6; Brown/Copper Sparkle Minnow 4-6
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