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Green River Fly Fishing Report August 12th, 2020

The Green River is fishing well with terrestrials, droppers, small nymphs and small dries.

There are Tricos out and the spinner fall is around 9am. The Tricos are on all three river sections. PMD's are coming off well on cloudy days. Size #18 PMD spinners have been fishing well in the mornings.

Our guides have mostly been fishing small terrestrials in the am and hoppers in the afternoon.

The flows have increased slightly and are now averaging 1,850cfs. They are fluctuating daily from about 1,200cfs to 2,200 cfs daily.

Green River Flow Forecast They are fluctuating flows for power generation.

Current Flow Level - 1,850 cfs

Red Creek: CLEAR - subject to daily change

A Section: Terrestrials, Tricos, PMD's

B Section:  Terrestrials, Tricos, PMD's

C Section:  Terrestrials, Tricos, PMD's

Dry Flies

Calm mornings have been great for small dry fly fishing during the Trico spinner fall. The PMD hatch is solid on cloudy days.

Bionic Ant #12 purple, brown, black

Chubby Chernobyl royal, tan, purple #8

Morrish Hopper #10 tan, yellow, pink

Snookie brown black #8

Fat Albert #6-10 black, tan

Rusty Spinner #18

Parachute Ant #16-18 black

Lawson's PMD #16-18

Indicator Para Trico #22

Black Toast Ant #16

Chernobyl Ant #8-10 black

Triple Double #14-16 amber


Dark day dark fly. Bright day, bright fly. Retrieval speed - slow​. 0X tippet

Schmidt's Junk Yard Dog

El Sculpito tan

Cheech Leech - articulated all colors

Complex Twist Bugger - all colors

Heisenberg - black & Wyoming Cowboy

Drunk & Disorderly - articulated white / pearl

Galloup's Boogieman - articulated all colors


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

Egan's Thread Frenchie #16-18

Jiggy PMD Nymph #14-16

Tungsten Zebra Midge #14-16 brown, wine, purple, black

Pheasant Tail #16 -20

Scuds #20-22 grey, olive

Juju PMD Craven's #16-18

Egan's Frenchie #16

Black Beauty #20-24

Yong Special #24

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