Lower Shoshone Tailwater

May 25, 2020 9:00 am

Flows:  1595 cfs

The river is in good shape and fishing well.  There are clouds of caddis on the water making it hard to breath at times.  Try fishing size 14-16 caddis patterns on top but if they’re not taking those streamer and nymph fishing has been spectacular!

 

Wet flies; Firebead sowbug, Purple and Peacock Prince, San Juan Worms, Midge pupa, Pheasant Tails, Bloody Mary’s, Jigged Soft Hackles, Anelids,  Zebra Midge, Size 10-14 tan, Silver, purple or red head Black North Fork Specials, small tan NF Specials, Rubber legs, streamers and leech patterns.

Dries: para Adams, para bwo’s, Griffith gnats, caddis, bwo and midge emergers, sparkle duns, standard bwo’s.

Streamers: Orange blossom, Zonkers, Sculpinators, JJ’s conehead, Peanut Envy, Sex Dungeons, Wooly buggers.


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