Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Hawkins Outfitters's Tip of the Week
Steamers will bring some deeper bass and the possibility of a Cisco.
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5-Day Outlook as of 5/29/23
On warmer days, the smallmouth are moving shallower. There are some Cisco around as well.
Techniques & Tips as of 5/29/23
Streamers possibly some nymphs if a hatch occurs.
Local Species Available Late March until December
Carp and Smallmouth
Hawkins Outfitters's Recommended Fly Patterns
"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:
|Schultzy's Single Fly Cray||N/A||4|
|Hawkins' Hat Trick||Olive/white||6|
Schultzy's Single Fly Cray
This molted crayfish fly is unbeatable anywhere crayfish are found.
Hawkins Outfitters's Recommended Gear
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
8-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
Redfish WF Fly Line