Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Ellensburg Angler's Tip of the Week
With the water being unusually low for this time of the year. Fish are near ledges and in rock piles. Best dry fly is at the last light of day for emerging caddis.
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5-Day Outlook as of 6/5/23
Sunny and dry. mid 90s on Wednesday and Thursday then cooling down.
Techniques & Tips as of 6/5/23
Nymphing With an indicator should produce strikes throughout the day. Pats rubber leg in black, or brown with a bead head dropper. Caddis dries in the afternoon/evening. Streamer bite can be productive on cloudy days, zonkers,sculpin patterns.
Local Species Available Year-round; seasonal hatches make for great spring, summer, and fall fishing.
Wild Rainbows and Whitefish
Ellensburg Angler's Recommended Fly Patterns
"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:
|Gee's Supafly Stone Dry||Tan||10-12|
|Tunghead Pheasant Tail Jig||Natural||14-16|
|Tunghead Soft Hackle Hare's Ear||Tan||14-20|
|Tunghead Pheasant Tail Jig||Natural||16|
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Ellensburg Angler's Recommended Gear
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
5-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
WF Trout Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Bank Shot Sink Tip Fly Line