Williams Fork River

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  1. Black Beauty  

  2. Prince Nymph  

  3. RS-2  

  4. Supa Pupa  

  5. Mercury Midge  

  6. Psycho Prince  

  7. Juju Baetis  

  8. Frenchie  

  9. Foam Back Emerger  

  10. Griffith's Gnat  

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Dec 08 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

After rising to 100 cfs last week flows have come back down to about 70 cfs over the weekend. This shouldnt have a meaningful impact on fishing but do expect trout to podd up in the deeper runs, pools and pockets this week. Water clarity is great and with a number of added holding places for trout, via the Stream Restoration Project, trout are able to conserve energy. Dry fly action has been fairly good on warmer days. However, this week will be comparatively cold. So you will want to stick with the nymph rig unless you find yourself in the middle of an aggressive midge or BWO hatch and see actively rising trout. In which case, try your luck at Parachute Adams, Parachute BWOs and Griffiths Gnats. Otherwise the heavy nymph rig will produce the most consistent results. The Pats Rubber Legs should produce consistent results as a lead fly while smaller and imitative midge and baetis patterns like the Darth Baetis, Jujubaetis, RS2, Mercury Midge and Black Beauty are making for great trailer flies.

Ideal Days to Fish: Wednesday through Friday & Sunday

Go to flies:

Surface - Parachute Adams (#20-24), Griffiths Gnat (#22-24)

Subsurface - Frenchie (#16-20), Guide's Choice Hare's Ear (#16-20), Psycho Prince Nymph (#18-20), Pheasant Tails (#18-20), Copper John (#16-18), RS2's (#20-22), JuJu baetis (#20-22), WD 40 (#20-22), Black Beauties (#20-22), Top Secret Midges (#22-24), Mercury Midge (#22-24), Foam Wing Emerger (#20-22), Pat's Rubber Legs (#12-14), Electric Caddis (#16-18), Super Pupa (#16-18), San Juan Worm, Flossies



This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

Dec 02 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

Flows have risen slightly in the last week allowing for trout to spread out. Trout will continue to pod up, but be more inclide to move about the water. The double or triple nymph rig will prove the most productive and dont hesitate to adjust your weight and depth (this is the first thing we do if we arent seeing results). Fly selection is pretty simple right now. Trout are keyed in on midge, baetis, searchers and egg patterns. Lead with a Guides Choice Hares Ear, Mercury Pheasant Tail, red Copper John, egg or midge larva. Below that, trail a midge pupa in the morning and baetis emergers in the afternoon. On warm and overcast afternoons, small streamers will also turn some heads.

Ideal Days to Fish: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday

Go to flies:

Surface - Parachute Adams (#20-24), Griffiths Gnat (#22-24)

Subsurface - Frenchie (#16-20), Guide's Choice Hare's Ear (#16-20), Psycho Prince Nymph (#18-20), Pheasant Tails (#18-20), Copper John (#16-18), RS2's (#20-22), JuJu baetis (#20-22), WD 40 (#20-22), Black Beauties (#20-22), Top Secret Midges (#22-24), Mercury Midge (#22-24), Foam Wing Emerger (#20-22), Pat's Rubber Legs (#12-14), Electric Caddis (#16-18), Super Pupa (#16-18), San Juan Worm, Flossies



This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

Nov 25 FlyCast River Forecast

Technicality: 2/5

Flows on the Williams Fork have held steady at 73 cfs for the past week and with restoration efforts wrapped up, trout are settling in and fishing has been productive. Right now, trout are either hugged up against the deep, undercut banks or stacked up in the pronounced pools and runs. Diligently fish these sections with a double or triple nymph rig and dont hesitate to adjust your weight and depth (this is the first thing we do if we arent seeing results). Fly selection is pretty simple right now. Trout are keyed in on midge, baetis, searchers and egg patterns. Lead with a Guides Choice Hares Ear, Mercury Pheasant Tail, red Copper John, egg or midge larva. Below that, trail a midge pupa in the morning and baetis emergers in the afternoon. On warm and overcast afternoons, small streamers will also turn some heads.

Ideal Days to Fish: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday

Go to flies:

Surface - Parachute Adams (#20-24), Griffiths Gnat (#22-24)

Subsurface - Frenchie (#16-20), Guide's Choice Hare's Ear (#16-20), Psycho Prince Nymph (#18-20), Pheasant Tails (#18-20), Copper John (#16-18), RS2's (#20-22), JuJu baetis (#20-22), WD 40 (#20-22), Black Beauties (#20-22), Top Secret Midges (#22-24), Mercury Midge (#22-24), Foam Wing Emerger (#20-22), Pat's Rubber Legs (#12-14), Electric Caddis (#16-18), Super Pupa (#16-18), San Juan Worm, Flossies



This report was written by FlyCast River Forecast: https://www.flycastusa.com/

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