Jefferson River

July 18, 2018

Fishing Conditions

July 18, 2018

There may have been no window on the Jeff this year. The water is already extremely hot. The beaverhead is cranking 75 degree water in at the top and the Big hole is not much better at 74 degrees. These rivers arent showing any signs of cooling down. Leave the jeff alone for the rest of summer, it wont be long till we see hoot owls.


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| Chubby Chernobyl: 8-12, PMD: 14-18, Purple Para Wulff: 12-16, Adams Super Fly: 10-14, Caddis: 12-16

Nymphs| Zonker Tan/Copper, Pearl/Natural: 4-6-8 Clouser Crayfish: 8-10 Rubberlegs Brown, Black, Charcoal, Goldenstone: 4-6 San Juan Worm Assorted Variety: 6-8-10 Lightning Bug Pearl, Gold, Original: 12-14-16, pheasant tail: 14-18

Streamers| Home Invader Yellow, White, Black: 2 Buck Rogers Olive: 2/0 Fathead Yellow, Black, White, Olive: 2 Sex Dungeon White, Olive, Black, Yellow: 2 Space Invader Olive/Black and Yellow/Brown: 2-4 McCunes Sculpin Olive, Tan: 4-8 Gold Bead Rubberleg Krystal Bugger Olive: 6-8


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