News

We had a great group of people with us again this week, friends and longtime guests. Keith and Jean Howman were here once again; always a pleasure…
 
We had dirty water all week; however we took a lot of fish on top with floating lines. Mostly we fished heavy sink tips and big flies, which together made for difficult casting.
 
Top rod of the week was Jean Howman with 18 fish on the net, the biggest 20 pounds.
 
Robert Prentice landed the biggest fish of the week at 24 pounds.
 
Water Condition:
Water color and visibility: dirty water all week, however it started clearing on Thursday.
Water temperature: 7? - 13? Celsius (45? - 55?) Fahrenheit.
 
Water Level:
Higher then January, but the river is at a very good water level, may be same level than November.
 
Weather Conditions:
Wind speed ranges: The wind blows northwest as usual, it wasn't so strong.
Air temperature ranges: 2? - 14? Celsius (35? - 57?) Fahrenheit
We had heavy rains through the week which made the river increase in level.
 
24 lbs
 
Fishing Conditions:
Flies that are working the best: Big flies for the last hour: Leeches, big tube flies.
The best flies of the week were intruders and chartreuse a leech.

Fly lines (tips, heads, lengths, densities, etc.): Skagit heads with different lengths of T-14, 17, 20
Floating lines worked well and, we got some fish on top with plastic tubes, up to 15 pounds.
We used heavy sink tips, even T-20, up to 15 feet.

Length and strength of tippet and leaders: 3 to 6 feet, 12 to 15 pounds.
 
LV Group
 
Most of the fish were in the lower and middle part of the river, we didn't get many fish in the upper part.
 
Fish Catch Statistics:
Number of anglers for the week: 6
Total number of fish landed for the week: 82
Weight of the biggest fish: 24 pounds.
Number of fish landed over 15 pounds: 30
Number of fish landed over 20 pounds: 6

Notable Catches: We land the same fish twice in 10 minutes; a 20 pounds female.