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Double fly nymph rigs have been very effective (John’s current favorite is a Y2K (#10) with a ruby midge (#14) suspended below it).
Dry fly action has picked up, with anglers catching fish on small midges when the sun is shining.
Worm patterns, Stoneflies, baetis, beadhead nymphs, midges and small woolly buggers are worthy offerings.
Anglers are catching big browns and good numbers of rainbows on a variety of setups, including dry flies (tricos and midges), streamers (woolly buggars and muddler minnows), spinners, spoons, crankbaits and jigs.
Double fly nymph rigs have been very effective with a ruby midge (#14) suspended below it).
That gave us plenty of time to explore ravines and creeks, take in views of the Cascades, and fail to catch the brook trout feasting on midge flies in Lost Lake, while still lingering over kielbasa and bourbon in the evenings.
Outlook: Lilleys’ Landing reports: Trout fair to good on pink Power Worms (when there is no flow), nightcrawlers, Gulp salmon eggs, Power Eggs and microjigs; for fly fisherman, small midges, elk hair caddis, ants and beetles.
Whether local ecosystems will benefit from a new midge joining them remains to be seen.
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