Lava Lakes Update

Lava Lakes Update

Lava has continued to fish consistently with a variety of subsurface presentations. Callibaetis nymphs, Chironomids, and Balanced Leeches have been finding fish below and indicator. Wooly Buggers, Leeches, and small streamers have been less consistent but a worthwhile way to keep the angling environment active at any point through the day. There are decent numbers of Callibaetis around on most days, and opportunity to fish dries with reasonable success through the afternoon. There are times when ants and beetles work every bit as good as a Callibaetis pattern, especially when the weather is hot or windy. We are seeing increasing numbers of Sedges in the evenings, and the last hour of the day typically offers the best dry fly fishing opportunities.

Suggested Dries: Parachute Callibaetis #14-16, Tilt Wing Callibaetis #14-16, D&D Cripple Callibaetis #14-16, Red or Black CDC Flying Ant #16, Foam Black Ant #16, Black Stimulator #14-16, Parachute Adams #14-18, Purple Haze #14-18, Griffith’s Gnat #16-20, Black or Tan Elk Hair Caddis #14-18, Outrigger Caddis #14-18, Cutter’s Caddis #14-18

Suggested Nymphs: Black or Red Zebra Midge #16-18, Black or red Ice Cream Cone #14-16, Black or Red Chironocone #14-18, Olive Juju Chironomid #16, Black or Bird’s Nest Depth Charge #16-18, Dark Assassin #16-18, Balanced Dark Assassin #14, Poxyback Callibaetis #14-18, Feather Duster #14-16, Trigger Callibaetis #14-16, Bird’s Nest Hare’s Ear #14-18, BH Pheasant Tail #14-18

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