Bighorn / Wind River

June 15, 2019 9:00 am

Both the Bighorn and Wind River Canyon are fishing well. Water temps are warming up and the fish are becoming more active. flows are going up as the BuRec makes room for snowmelt. Look for caddis and midges on the surface. This week provided some hopper action in the shallow water.

Flies:  Nymphs are still the most productive way to catch trout. San Juan Worms,  Yum Yum, Small Pheasant Tails, Scuds, Sow Bugs, Yuk Bugs, Pats Rubber Legs, Jig-heads,  Midge pupa, wire worm, and streamer patterns. Leeches, wooly buggers and cone-head zonkers, muddlers or your favorite streamers are also taking trout from boats particularly.

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