East Walker River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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East Walker River, California Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing East Walker River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 20 CFS

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Early Morning - Evening

Best stretch: Below the bridge

Best access point: Off Hwy 182

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fishing conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good No new reports this week, all the guides have been working 7 days/week and nobody has been guiding up there. If you want to hide from the crowds and are willing to leave early it would be a great place to hide. Night time temperatures are predicted to be in the high 30's-low 40's all next week so early morning water temperatures will be down in the mid 60's. Midday air temperatures are expected to be in the 90's with a drop into the mid 80s middle of next week. Definitely into summer mode with Tricos and big midges especially up towards the dam.The flows have dropped back down so the faster water should be more oxygenated but the water temperatures have gone up so take lots of temperature readings and be aware of the fish's speed of recovery. Also leave the fish in the water if you're taking pictures. The hatches have been sporadic with midges and Tricos being the strongest but also Caddis. Not a lot of surface activity, the best being the last couple of hours of light. I repeat the evenings are worth a try. Shouldn't be too long before the Perch fry start getting flushed into the river.

Fish species: Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Bryant Field Airport - Bridgeport, CA

Person Fishing in a stream

East Walker River Description

East Walker River below Bridgeport Reservoir.

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing & Streamers

7-Day Forecast

Dropping flows, better clarity.


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