Map for Fly Fishing at Grey Reef Ranch by Crazy Rainbow in Wyoming
Dec, 04 2019

Fishing Report 12/4/19

  • The Grey Reef is at 500 CFS.
  • The Miracle Mile is at 540 CFS
  • Fremont Canyon is at 75 CFS

The river has been fishing well and some areas that were iced over are now open due to the slight warm up we have enjoyed these past few days. We are in winter mode now, try midges, egg patterns, worms and leeches. Streamer fishing can be productive this time of year as well.

Nymphing:

Midges, eggs and worms have been the ticket for nymphing. Leeches and scuds should prove effective as well.

Recommended Flies:

  • Midges (Pal, MacGruber, Mayhem) #18-20
  • RS2 #18-20 (chocolate, gray)
  • Rock Worm #14-18
  • San Juan Worm
  • Split Case BWO #16-20
  • Barr’s BWO emerger #16-20
  • Darth Baetis #18-20
  • Scuds
  • Squirrel Leeches #10-14

Streamer Fishing:

Streamer fishing has been fair to decent. Try swinging flies, or retrieving them at a slower speed to better imitate the forage found in the river in Winter, leeches, crayfish and bait fish.

Recommended Streamers:

  • Rusty Trombone #4-8
  • Articulated Goldie #4
  • Articulated Ditch Witch Tan, Olive
  • Bob’s Silver Bugger
  • Thin Mint Bugger
  • Galloup’s Peanut Envy

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