May 11, 2018 - Upper River,Trout Fly Fishing

Joined: December 4th, 2017, 1:52 pm

May 17th, 2018, 12:08 pm #1

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The stream is down to a little above normal level. There are lots of hatches taking placeand lots of trout being caught.

Stream Conditions:

Rate: 311 cfs
Level: 4.57 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: clear

7 Day Weather Forecast:

[/b]There is a chance of rain everyday this coming week but
Sunday. Highs will range from 74 to 84 and lows from 60 to 63 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:

Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Hendricksons/Red Quills, size 12/14, nymphs,emergers, duns and spinners
American March Browns, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Slate Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Little Green Stoneflies, size 16, nymphs and adults
Eastern Pale Evening duns (sulphurs), size 14, nymphs, emergers, duns
and spinners.
Green Sedge Caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults

Strategies, Techniques and Tips:

Fish the adults when you see trout feeding near or on the surface.
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly sculpin streamers are great flies to use during the
spring months. The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka sculpin flies are also good at this
time of the season.

Various species of the bi-brooded Blue-winged olives are hatching.
LIttle Brown Stoneflies are hatching.
Quill Gordons are hatching..
Blue Quills are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching..
Hendricksons and red Quills are hatching.
American March Browns are hatching.

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