With hot days the best fishing is in the morning and evenings. Leech patterns are still a good pattern all the way through fall. The guides have started seeing Sedge Caddis cruising the lake. If you’ve never fished the sedge caddis out on monster lake do yourself a favor and get out there! Water temps 69 degrees
Reports for High Country
Fishing very well right now. Both lakes are seeing less pressure than the Newton lakes and the fish haven’t been educated yet. Flies: All different colors of buggers, midge pupa and midge dries, hares ears, prince nymphs pheasant tails, small para adams, damsel nymphs and dries.
Fishing very well right now. Callibaetis and Damsels are on the water and we are starting to get reports of sedge caddis. West Newton still has a lot of water in it right now so be very careful while wading it. Flies: All different colors of Buggers, Midge pupa and Midge dries, hares ears, pheasant tails, green scuds, blood worms, and small para adams, Damsel nymphs and dries, Stimulators and goddard caddis. When you do catch a fish take care and revive the fish before you let it go.
Both the upper and lower Sunshine reservoirs are fishing well now. Fish are cruising the edges looking for a quick and easy meal. Flies: All different colored buggers, midge pupa, Hares Ear’s, P-tails, SJ worms, Midge emergers, and Clouser minnows.