Jefferson River

December 5, 2018

Fishing Conditions

December 5, 2018

The ice flow is nasty today. This river might be KOed until spring. This river is always a tough place to find fish, if you do head this way, expect to see some midges out and about. If there is nothing rising, a wire worm is always a good bet. Beware of ice flow on the colder days. The last few times we've seen this river, it has looked unfishable. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 18, Purple Haze: 16-20, Purple Para Wulff: 14-18

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, Goldenstone: 4-6 San Juan Worm Assorted Variety: 6-8-10 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Original: 12-14-16, pheasant tail: 14-18

Streamers| Home Invader Yellow, White, Black: 2 Buck Rogers Olive: 2/0 Fathead Yellow, Black, White, Olive: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Olive, Black, Yellow: 2 Space Invader Olive/Black and Yellow/Brown: 2-4 McCunes Sculpin Olive, Tan: 4-8 Gold Bead Rubberleg Krystal Bugger Olive: 6-8


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