Spring Creeks

June 23, 2017

Fishing Conditions

June 23, 2017

 Midges and PMD's are making up the bulk of the dry fly action at the moment with sparse midges hatching in the morning and again in the afternoons and sporadic PMD's hatching in the early afternoons.  Any PMD pattern in a size 18 or smaller is a good imitation.  Try a small emerger in the am, then in the afternoon switch over to a spent bug or a dun as they start to collect in the back eddies. Overcast and rainy days will provide for the best PMD fishing but bugs will still be out on sunny days. Nymphing with PMD's and midges is still leading the way for getting numbers of fish. Small pheasant tails, WD-40's, scuds, sow bugs, and zebra midges are all producing well. 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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