December 21 2022
On Tuesday we had calm conditions and the temperature reached near 30 degrees. The few anglers we spoke with reported getting into fish both in the upper and lower end of the river. We currently have fish spread out in the river from top to bottom. In the lower end of the river anglers have been getting into fresh fish along the edges and softer seams of the transition water. In the upper end of the river the fish have started moving into the normal winter holding areas with a mix of fresh fish and colored up fish. If your willing to walk and trying to avoid other anglers the mid section of river would be your best choice. For those anglers who are fly fishing a variety of techniques are working, dead drifting with nymphs, using a strike indicator with egg patterns or swinging streamers with sinking leaders have all produced results. For those anglers who are bottom bouncing or float fishing, pink and blue egg sacs or beads have been producing steady results.
We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. Just a reminder that the shop and motel will be closed on December 24th & 25th.