Green River Fly Fishing Report

July 8th, 2021

Caddis, Yellow Sally Stoneflies and PMD's are keeping the fish happy!  The bugs are thickest on the A and B Sections.  The C Section does not have great hatches right now - possibly caused by the double high flows that were done this season.  The river is running steady at 850cfs.  Terrestrial bugs in sizes 8-10 - Chernobyl Ants, beetles, crickets and hoppers will all produce fish as well.  They just stocked the river with 12 inch rainbows at the main boat ramps - go ahead and pad your numbers !



Green River Flow Forecast  850cfs likely all summer. Please release fish quickly and in moving water, especially on the lower reaches of the river.


Current Flow Level - 850 cfs 


Red Creek:  Clear - subject to daily change


A Section:  PMD's Caddis and Yellow Sallies on 4x or 5x tippet..  Terrestrial patterns will also produce. 

B Section:  PMD's Caddis and Yellow Sallies.  Terrestrial patterns will also produce. 4x - 3x tippet.

C Section:  Terrestrials & a few PMD's Caddis and Yellow Sallies.  Streamers have been good on cloudy or wet days. 

Hatches: PMD's Caddis and Yellow Sallies


Dry Flies

Most of the hatches get going around 10am.  


Chubby Chernobyl #8-12

Hackle Stacker PMD #16

PMX black #8-12

High Vis Micro Chubby #12

Beetles black size #10-12

Goldie Hawn #14-16

Triple Double #10-18 black, purple, amber

Elk Hair Caddis #14-18

X2 Caddis #16-18

Party on Top Caddis #14-16

Rusty Spinner #16


Dark day dark fly. Bright day, bright fly. Retrieval speed - medium​. 1-2X tippet,  Wet weather, or dusk / dawn

Flash a Bugger

El Sculpito tan

Cheech Leech - articulated all colors

Complex Twist Bugger - all colors

Tungsten Jig Bugger


Galloup's Dungeon - articulated all colors



There are a large variety of nymphs for the fish to choose from. Use 4x - 5x tippet

Sparkle Pupa Caddis tan #16

Crack Back PMD #16

Frenchie #16

Tungsten Zebra Midge #16-20 brown, wine, purple, black

Pheasant Tail #14 -18

Scuds #20-22 grey, olive

Iron Sally #14 -16

Prince Nymph #16

RS2 #16-20 grey, brown, black, purple

Buckskin caddis #16​

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