Owyhee River, Lower

River Levels

GAGE
TIME
FT/CFS
℉/Turb
GRAPHS
12 am
1.82/223

 

Major Hatches for December

Importance by half-month
 Super    Major    Minor    Slight    None

Hatches are matched from Westfly's database of "standard" fly patterns.


Pupa

Size 10-22 Chans Chironomid Pupa, Zebra Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

Adult

Size 10-22 Griffiths Gnat, Sprout Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

 

December Tips

Trout


► Cold weather will cause the slow-water sections to ice up, and fishing can become unpleasant.

► If the weather is relatively mild, and the river doesn't look like a skating rink, try large Woolly Buggers on an intermediate line in the slackwater pools; focus on deeper water near rocks. The brown trout will tend to be near the bottom and will be on the lethargic side. They may respond to a midge hatch.

► Brown trout will spawning this month; be careful not to tread on a redd.

► Don't be put off by the murky quality of the water.

 

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