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Missouri River Fishing Report June 5th 2014

Missouri River Brown

Missouri River Below Holter Dam 6040 CFS

Water Temp 55 F

The MO it's way downand the dry fly fishing is going to get nothing but better as the month goes on. We have beatis and caddis though out most of the river and the hatches are getting better everyday. Nymphing and streamer fishing has been great.

The Fishing below Hauser Dam has also been great, anything Pink for nymphs and streamer have also been working ( Nick's Perch has been of the hook ).

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Dries that are working Best are: 

Yeager's Neversink Caddis Size 14 & 16
Bloom's Parachute Caddis Size 12 to 16
Lawson's Caddis Emerger Size 14 & 16
Para Wulff BWO Size 16 & 18
Para Wulff Purple Size 14 to 18
Thunder Dome Black or Purple Size 18
Parachute Ext. Body Baetis Size 16 & 18
Bat Wing Emerger BWO Size 16 & 18
Para Purple Rooster Size 14 to 18
Mr. Rapidan Para Wulff Size 12

Nymphs & Streamers that are working Best are:

Tailwater Sow Bug Size 14-18
San Juan Worm Size 6-12
Zebra Midge Size 16 & 18
Garrett's Purple Death Size 14-18
Lighting Bug Silver, Gold, or Copper Size 14-18
Tungsten Czech Nymph Size 14 & 16
MFG Size 14-18
Micro Mayfly Olive or Brown Size 14-18
Quasimodo Pheasant Tail Size 16 & 18
Psycho MFG Size 14-18
Bloom's Weight Fly Size 12-16
Hot Bead Soft Hackle Size 14
Olive Thin Mint Size 8
Shag-O-Licious Size 6
Trick-or-Treat Bugger Size 6
Swiss Miss Size 8
Sculpzilla Size 4
Flash Fry Size 4
Skiddish Smolt Size 4
3-D Everglades Streamer Size 6

Smith River Fishing Report June 5th 2014

Smith River Photo 5

Smith River at Camp Baker 758 CFC

Water Temp 52 F

The Smith River is on it's way down and starting to fish. Had some people come off yesterday, they saw some Salmon fly one the uper river. Streamers, Nymphs and San Juan Worms have been working best so far, but as the water starts to clear up the dries should start working. Golden Stones should start coming off Mid-June.


Dries that will work Best next season are:

Golden Stimulator Size 8 & 12
Amy's Ant Size 8-12
Rogue Foam Golden StoneSize 8 & 12

Nymphs & Streamers that will work Best next season are:

Beadhead Prince Nymph Size 8-12
MFG Size 14-18
Lightning Bug Size 14 & 16
PT Cruzer Olive Brown Size 14-18
San Juan Worm Size 6-12
Super Stone Size 8 & 10
Bitch Creek Nymph Size 6-10
Brown or Black Yuk Bugs Size 6 & 8
Brown or Black Buggers Size 6 & 8
Flash Fry Size 4 & 6
Shag-O-Licious Size 6
Beldar Bugger Size 6
Trick-or-Treat Bugger Size 4 & 6
Olive Thin Mint Size 8 


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