Stillwater River

April 12, 2021

Fishing Conditions

April 12, 2021

The stillwater is starting to warm up. We haven't had any first hand reports from over this way, but it can be a good time to be in this area. Darker stones, worms, and smaller baetis style nymphs are a good bet for finding a few. There have been a few baetis and midges around, and the fish are starting to notice a little bit. If you see heads, a purple haze or a griffiths gnat is a good bet for getting the surface feeders to hand. Be careful out this way the water gets high quickly and can make for dangerous fishing conditions. It may be best to check the flow before you go. 


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Parachute Adams 10-18; Purple Haze 12-16; Comparadun BWO 16-18-20; Griffiths Gnat 16-18-20; Low Rider Midge 18-20-22

Nymphs:Soft hackle Pheasant Tail: 16-18-20 Mega Hare's Ear: 6-8 Mega Pheasant Tail: 6 Mega Prince: 4-6-8 Mr Rubberlegs Brown Stone: 6-8 Copper John Yellow, Blue, Red, Lime: 12-14-16 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Silver: 14-16-18 Purple Berger: 14-16 Crystal PT Pearl, Rust: 14-16-18 , Wire Worm: 6

Streamers: Sparkle Minnow and articulated Sparkle Minnow; JJ colors (brown/yellow) JJ Specials Black ,Olive Sex Dungeon: 2 Black Home invader: 2 Black, Olive Dolly Llama: 2 CH Bow River Bugger Black, Brown: 2-4-6 Stinger Sculpin Tan, Olive: 4 Silvey's Sculpin Black, Olive, Tan: 2 Flash Fry Whitefish: 2 Bling Minnow Pearl & Gold: 4


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