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Green River Fly Fishing Report February 2nd, 2020

Updated: Mar 11

Happy Super Bowl Sunday / Groundhog Day ! The warm weather this weekend has turned the streamer fishing on. All three river sections have fished well, with the best action on the lower stretches of the river. Small nymphs are producing on the A section and Upper B Section. The takes on nymphs are very subtle as the fish are in their lethargic winter mode. The midge dry fly fishing is hit or miss with the best action from 10am - 2pm on warm calm days.


A Section: Fish small nymphs about 9 -10 feet deep in the middle and tail-outs of runs. Midge dry flies will produce when you find fish rising. Streamers all day.

B Section:  Fish small nymphs about 9 feet deep on the upper B Section. Streamers are fishing well throughout the entire 9 miles of the B Section.. ​

C Section:  Streamers all day​ - try mixing up retrieval speed and colors.


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

Green River Flow Forecast


Red Creek: Clear


Dry Flies

Best on sunny, calm days after 10am. 6X Tippet

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.  Retrieve slowly​. 0X tippet

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


Nymphs 

The takes are very soft and subtle. Use light tippet

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

Higa's SOS black #18-20


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