Silver Creek, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Silver Creek, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Silver creek is now open. We have plenty of SC flies
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Silver Creek is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All Day

Best stretch: Upper Section, first big hole about 1/4 mile from parking and large run just below Upper Section and mid stream.

Best access point: Hatchery Way just off of Bourdon Ranch Road in Showlow

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Few, if any, occur in the winter, but fish will often rise to attractors. There is a occasional surface bite, small Parachute Adams, and caddis can get some love. .

Fish species: Rainbow and Apache Trout

Fishing season: All Year, Best fishing is October 1st-March 31st

Nearest airport: Showlow

Person Fishing in a stream

Silver Creek Description

Silver Creek is located just outside of the town of Show Low and is a good option in the winter when other area creeks and lakes become inaccessible due to weather. This creek is located on Game and Fish property and has a catch and release season from Oct-March. It is heavily stocked during this time of year and every year there is a good amount of brood stock fish release in the 5-8lbs range. This fishery ...

Techniques & Tips

Open, try swinging flesh flies, eggs, and drifting midges.

7-Day Forecast

SC gets trickier later in the season. Your midge box should be full and ready to go!

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