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Green River Fly Fishing Report 12/4/2019

Updated: Dec 10, 2019

The fishing has been best with small nymphs and streamers.  There are some midge dry fly opportunities on calm days.

The brown trout are spawning.  Please respect the fish and avoid the redds.  This will help allow the best fish in the Green River to pass along their genes.


Winter fishing is in full swing. The trout have moved into their cold water lies. Concentrate on the deep slow water and tail-outs for the most action. The crowds are gone, and the streamer fishing has been solid with heavy flies and slow retrieves.


A Section: Small nymphs, midge dry flies, and streamers  ​

B Section:  Streamers are fishing best, small nymphs on the upper B Section are productive as well. ​

C Section:  Streamers all day


Current Flow Level - 2,150 cfs - average Flows are fluctuating daily


​​Green River Flow Forecast


Red Creek: Clear

Dry Flies

Best on sunny days after it warms up

Orange Asher #20-22

Spotlight Midge #20 black, grey

I Can See It Midge #20-22 black

Midge Foamerger #20

Bunny Midge grey #20-22

Griffiths Gnat #20-24

Triple Double #12-18 black, brown, purple​


Streamers

Dark day, dark fly.  Bright day, bright fly.  Try mixing up your retrieval speed and colors - slow is best on cold days

Cheech Leech - articulated all colors

Goldilox #2-6

Sex Dungeon - articulated in black, olive, white

Tungsten Buggers #2-6 all colors

Mongrel Meat - articulated in black

Kreelex gold, copper

Nymphs

The takes are very soft and subtle - bring your A game. 

Grey Soft Hackle #18-22

Micro Midge #20-22 all colors

Jujubee Midge #18-22

Tungsten Zebra Midge #14-20 red, brown, wine, purple, black

WD40 #18-22 grey, olive, black, red

Black Beauty #20-24

Pheasant Tail #16-22

Scuds #20-22 grey, olive


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