Jefferson River

August 12, 2020

Fishing Conditions

August 12, 2020

The window has passed and the Jeff's water temperatures are too warm for the trout.

***From Region 3 FWP: "A hoot-owl restriction prohibiting fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight each day is in effect for the entire Jefferson River, in accordance with the Jefferson River Drought Plan." 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Griffiths Gnat: 16-18-20, Midge Cluster: 16-18-20, Parachute Adams:18-20

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, 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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