The river increased in level in the middle of the week, but didn't get dirty.
Top rod of the week was Roger young with 24 fish tot the net, the biggest 19 pounds.
Dar landed the biggest fish of the week with a with 23 pound buck.
We had good fishing on top this week with fish landed to 15 pounds.
Water conditions for the most part did not change for the week, even with the slight increase in level.
Water temperature: 7° - 14° Celsius (44° - 57° Fahrenheit)
We had a 10 cm increase in water level but 2 days it dropped down fast to previous levels – very low.
The wind blew from the northwest as usual, but was not strong at all.
Air temperature Ranges:
10° - 22° Celsius (50° - 71° Fahrenheit) We experienced very good weather during the week, despite a little rain.
Storm clouds over the Andes, made the sunsets something special.
Flies that are working the best: Emb’s, Wonder Bugs, Aurelia Prince, Prince Nymph, and other rubber legged nymphs. Different sizes of sunray shadows also worked well. Big flies for the last hour of fishing – Leeches and big tube flies worked well.The Green Machine and small tubes were the best flies of the week.
Fly lines (tips, heads, lengths, densities, etc): Skagit heads with different lengths of T-14 and T-11, Scandi heads with polyl-leaders.
Floating lines were very good this last week, with heavy nymphs swung just under the water surface.
Length and strength of tippet and leaders:
7 to 12 feet, 12 to 15 pounds.
The most successful way of catching fish was swinging nymphs with a floating line, Green Machines swung on sinking lines, and using small plastic tubes swung with a floating line.
Most of the fish were in the lower and middle part of the river, although we started to hook and landed some fish in the upper beats.
Number of anglers for the week: 6
Total number of fish landed for the week: 88
Weight of the biggest fish landed: 23 pounds
Number of fish landed over 15 pounds: 23
Number of fish landed over 20 pounds: 2
Notable Catches: We landed some 15 pounds fish on top, using floating lines with plastic tubes, green machine and bombers.