As fall moves in and the summer eases out, the breakdown of the river is changing daily. Water levels have dropped significantly and clarity is phenomenal. With the lower water however paired with those late hot days it is prudent to keep a thermometer in your pack and keep an eye on those temps as the day progresses. Early mornings and late afternoons are great times for cooler weather and happier fish along with some great hatches. Keep an eye to the water for PMDs, caddis, and tricos. Fishing small Chubby Chernobyls, PMX's, Extended Body BWO's, E/C Caddis, and Fathead Beetles on top with Pheasant Tails, Hydropsyche Caddis, Pocket water Baetis, and Copper Johns dropped below is producing lately.
Nymphs: Poxyback PMD's #16-20, Gumdrop Caddis#16-20, Montana Prince Nymphs#16-18, and Pocket water Baetis #18-22
Streamers: Sparkle Minnow, Platte River Spider, Thin Mint, Rubber Bugger, Mini Sex Dungeons
Dries: Chubby Chernobyls #10-16, PMX's#12-16, Extended Body PMD's #14-16, E/C Caddis#14-16, and Fathead Beetles#14-16
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