Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Orvis Westlake's Tip of the Week
Steelhead looks to be about done here. Still plenty of great opportunity in our local tributaries. Smallmouth bass and carp are great late spring and summer opportunities.
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Water Flow Data
5-Day Outlook as of 5/9/21
High and muddy today but should clear back out early this week.
Techniques & Tips as of 5/9/21
Stripping a streamer or fishing a large stonefly under an indicator is your best bet. Focus deeper, slower water and shale drop-offs.
Current Conditions as of 5/9/21High and muddy today but should clear back out early this week.
Local Species Available Summer
Smallmouth & Carp
|Bead Head Flash Zonker||White||6,8|
|Krystal Bugger||White, Purple, Black||10, 12|
|Cone Head Muddler Minnow||White, Black, Brown,||4, 6, 8|
|May's Full Motion Crayfish||Rust||4, 8|
|Schultzy's S3 Sculpin||Olive||2|
Bead Head Flash Zonker
When fishing for bass, this pattern fills the need for an all-purpose big fish fly.
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
7-Weight 10' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
Salmon/Steelhead WF Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Bank Shot Sink Tip Fly Line