Stillwater River

June 23, 2017

Fishing Conditions

June 23, 2017

 The water level has dropped a lot but still isn't a good level to wade fish. You want to wait for the river to be under 1000 cfs to wade. If you do decide to float here a nymph rig with a stonefly and worm dropper would be the best place to start. Be aware that this river is difficult to float at these levels as well. Make sure you have a good raft and white water experience.

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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries: Griffiths Gnat: 16-18-20, Low Rider Midge: 18-20-22, Brooks Sprout Black: 18-20-22, Micro Midge Black/ Red: 18-20

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, Baby Gonga: 8

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