October 31 2021
On Saturday we had scattered rain showers throughout the day and the temperature reached into the 50's. The river is fishable and anglers are fishing, but if your not comfortable with this water level, some of the smaller local tributaries is another option. The anglers we spoke with who fished the DSR reported having another tough day. The best reports we had came from the upper end of the river between Altmar and Pineville where anglers got into mostly kings along with a few steelhead. Anglers who fished some of the smaller local tributaries reported getting into mostly kings along with a few cohos and trout.
Streamers: Egg sucking leeches in black or purple, size 6. Beadhead woolly buggers in black, olive, orange, red, size 6. Fishskull zonkers in black, olive, white, grizzly size 6.
Nymphs: Steelhead hammer in blue, pink, red, black, size 8. Rubber legged stones in black, olive, brown size 6. Rubber legged Kaufman stones in black or golden size 8.
Egg patterns: Estaz eggs in blue, orange, pink, chart, purple size 10. Glo-bugs in chart, pink, oregon cheese, steelhead orange, light blue size 6. Omelets in chart, peach, cerise size 10. Sucker spawn in pink, chart, orange, blue size 8.
Monday - Thursday 6:00AM - 7:00PM.
Friday & Saturday 6:00AM - 8:00PM.
Sunday 6:00AM - 7:00PM.