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Fishing is good. The previous high water has dropped to an ideal level for both fish and fisherperson. Hatches of a multitude of aquatic insect species are in full bloom, and the trout can be observed feeding on the surface. Small yellow stoneflies (yellow sally) dominate the mix of insect activity. Some of the preferred patterns :
Stimulator, Caddis. Hopper, Bugmeister, PMX. Nymphs can be expected to produce as well, and the “dry/dropper combo” is still in style.
Many of the fish we catch in our area are Westslope Cutthroat, native Rainbow Trout and Bull Trout. These fish are native, natural fish and must be released. If you do not practice catch and release and prefer to keep fish,