Spring Creeks

April 17, 2017

Fishing Conditions

April 17, 2017

 Spring rates started on Saturday the 15th for $80 dollars per rod. Mornings are still getting very good hatches of midges. This is when you should try an emerger, then in the afternoon switch over to a spent bug as they start to collect in the back eddies. In mid afternoon the Blue Wings have begun to hatch. This will be the same as the midges, fish an emerger or nymphs until you start to see some adult bugs on the water. Nymphing has led the way for getting numbers of fish. Don' t forget to bring a few leeches, they are very affective for a small streamer pattern. You can also easily fish them in a nymph rig.

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Z-Lon Midge: 20-22, Matt's Midge: 20-22-24, Para Midge: 20-22, Midge cluster: 14-16, Renegade: 18-20, Challenged BWO: 16-18-20, Film Critic: 16-18-20, Sparkle Flag BWO: 18-20-22, Extended Body BWO: 16-18-20, C-Um Spinner: 16-18-20

Nymphs|CDC Biot Midge ,Purple Midge Pupa,Dirty Rat, PT softie, Pink Softie, S&M Nymph Brown and Olive: 16-18 Little Green Machine Chart and PT: 18-20, Silvey's Crystal Baetis Nymph: 16-18 Pearl PT: 16-18, Pearl Lightning Bug: 16-18, San Juan Worm Red: 8-10, Split Back PMD: 16-18-20, Tailwater Tiny Rust and Olive: 18-20-22, Hogans Slow Guy PMD: 16-18 Hunchback Scud Pink, Rainbow Tan, Olive, Gray: 16-18, Ray Charles Pink: 18-20 Floss Worm Red and Pink: 10

Streamers|Black or Purple Bugger,Super Bugger Tan or Black, Micro Zonker Tan & Brown: 10 Mini Minnow Tan & Olive: 4 ConeNan The Barbarian Black & Olive: 8 Home Invader Black: 2 Swimmin Jimmy: 8 Bling Minnow Pearl and Pearl/Gold: 6 Guida's Mirrored Minnow Gray, Olive, Barred: 6

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