Spring Creeks

November 20, 2018

Fishing Conditions

November 20, 2018

The Midge hatches and the Fall Baetis hatches are still bringing up some fish on the Creeks. The  nymph fishing is still good. There are sparse Midge hatches in the mornings and again on most evenings. My favorite Midge patterns have been griffiths gnats and matts Midges. A great pattern to trail off either of these is a magic fly, a WD-40, a Miracle Nymph or a Zebra Midge all in sizes 18 to 20. The Baetis (BWO’s) hatches have been very sparse on clear days and sporadic on cloudy dark days. They are occurring in the afternoons. My favorite patterns are our purple haze, cdc emerger in olive, a gray Rs2, all of these in a size 20 or 22. There have been some sporadic Baetis Spinner falls in the morning on various spots of the Creek. Our favorite patterns for this are our either an olive or a rusty spinner in a 20 or 22. The Nymph fishing has been good. There are various Mayfly nymphs available to the fish along with Midge Larva and Pupa, Scuds, Sow Bugs and Caddis Larva. Midge Larva and Midge Pupa patterns, Sawyer Pheasant Tails, Scuds, Sow Bugs, Caddis Larva and WD-40's have all been very effective.


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Fly Pattern Suggestions

Dries| , CDC Emerger Pink: 14-18, Matts Midge: 18-20, Griffiths Gnat: 18-22, Renegade: 18-20, Loopy Cripple BWO: 18-20, CDC Biot Dun: 18-20, Sparkle Flag BWO: 18-22, Half Dun BWO: 16-20, C-UM Spinner BWO: 16-20, Challenged BWO: 16-20, Bat Wing: 16-20, CDC Para Spinner BWO: 18-20,

Nymphs|CDC Biot Midge ,Purple Midge Pupa,Dirty Rat, PT softie, Pink Softie, S&M Nymph Brown and Olive: 16-18 Little Green Machine Chart and PT: 18-20, Silvey's Crystal Baetis Nymph: 16-18 Pearl PT: 16-18, Pearl Lightning Bug: 16-18, San Juan Worm Red: 8-10, Tailwater Tiny Rust and Olive: 18-20-22, Hunchback Scud Pink, Rainbow Tan, Olive, Gray: 16-18, Ray Charles Pink: 18-20, Floss Worm Red and Pink: 10 , Magic Fly BWO: 18-20

Streamers|Black or Purple Bugger,Super Bugger Tan or Black, Micro Zonker Tan & Brown: 10 Mini Minnow Tan & Olive: 4 ConeNan The Barbarian Black & Olive: 8 Bling Minnow Pearl and Pearl/Gold: 6 Guida's Mirrored Minnow Gray, Olive, Barred: 6, Kreelux Gold/Copper/Silver: 4, Sparkle Minnow Brownie/Sculpin: 4, Sculpzilla Sunrise: 6, Mini Sex Dungeon Tan/Yellow

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