Water flow: 601 @ Pateros
Visibility: 38 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Closed
Best stretch: The Methow River from the mouth to the confluence with the Chewuch River in Winthrop; Oct.16, 2013 until further notice. Fishing from a floating device is prohibited from the second powerline crossing (1 mile upstream from the mouth) to the first Hwy 153 Bridge (4 miles upstream from the mouth).
Best access point: Several bridges and county roads
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Fish species: Steelhead
Fishing season: Closed Novemeber 22, 2015
Nearest airport: Wenatchee
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 0X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 11' 7 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Switch Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
Closed November 22 until further notice.
Closed on November 22 until further notice for steelhead, trout and whitefish.