The Bighorn has been fishing great as of late. The nymph bite has been hot, and on the calm days, the fish are looking up for midges and a few baetis. As far as nymphing goes, the fish are starting to show up in slightly shallower water. Try a 5-6 foot rig. The flies are standard, worms, sows, scuds, and baetis nymphs are all producing. As far as dry flies go, a midge cluster seems to work most of the time. However, when the bwo duns are on the water they may want a parachute baetis or cripple. Streamer fishing has been decent out this way as well. There has been a consistent all day bite, but it hasent been crazy good yet. Any day now could be the day when the fish turn on to the big flies!
Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 18-20-22, Purple Haze: 18-20, Matt's Midge: 20-22, Midge Cluster: 16-18-20, Hackle Stacker Trico; 18-22, CDC Trico; 18-22, Baetis Parachute: 18
Nymphs| Mega prince 12-6; Rubber Legs 12-6; San Juan Worm (assorted colors and sizes) Hot Bead Ray Charles Tan & Pink: 16-18 Spring Creek Scuds Pink & Orange: 16-18 Wilcox's Green Machine PT & Chart: 16-18 Black PT: 16-18 Batwing Emerger BWO: 16-18 Hunchback Crystal Pearl: 16-18 Copper Bead Mayfly: 16-18 Curtis Thunder Creek UV Emerger Rust: 16-18 Tailwater Tiny Rust: 16-18
Streamers| Woolly Bugger Black: 6-8, JJ Specials 4-8, Silvey's Sculpin, Natural, White, Black: 2 Sex Dungeon Yellow, Black, White: 2 Flash Fry Minnow White/Gray:4 Bennet's Lunch Money Shad: 2 Galloups Flat Liner Gray/White: 2 Baby Gonga Tan/Yellow: 6 Llama's in Olive/white
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