East Update 08/05/19

With the warmer weather forecasted into early next week and light wind in the evenings the callibaetis hatch should still be prevalent. Although I have heard that the fish are getting picky so changing flies, good presentations and 5x-6x will be key to success.  For those willing to commit start with 5x tippet off a …

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East Lake Update 7/26/19

Callibaetis are still the ticket up there with bugs coming off in the mornings and throughout the day. Ill fish a cripple pattern on 5x when the hatch starts and switch to an adult later in the morning. Once we find fish that are feeding it can take a couple fly changes to dial in …

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East Lake Update 7/18/19

The Callibaetis hatch on East is very strong right now, and stillwater dry fly opportunities are about as good as they’ll ever get. The timing of the hatch has been very consistent, with the first bugs typically showing in late morning. The fish will typically key in on the crippled emergers first, and the adults …

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East Lake Callibaetis

The story on East is the same as it has been, and the Callibaetis hatch will be the focus of most fly anglers on the lake for the next couple of months. The fish are starting to show a little more restraint in their aggression and feeding activity, and we’ve talked to multiple people who …

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East Lake Update 7/5/19

Things are getting better and better on East, and the warmer weather has really kicked the Callibaetis hatch into high gear. We’ve received multiple reports of near non-stop dry fly fishing beginning midday and extending into the early hours of the afternoon. The fish in East tend to feed more aggressively this time of year, …

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East Lake Update 6/28/19

We’ve seen solid fishing with the early stages of East’s big Callibaetis hatch upon us. The colder weather in the past week has slowed the hatch slightly, but there are still bugs on the water every day bringing fish to the surface. With the warming trend in the forecast I would expect to see the …

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East Lake Update 6/19/19

Things are really starting to heat up on East and we’re seeing the first big appearance of the Callibaetis that create excellent dry fly fishing opportunity throughout the summer. The first couple of weeks of Callibaetis activity is typically one of, if not the best time of the year to be on East. Hungry Rainbows …

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East Lake Update 6/10/19

Small Chironomid patterns and Leeches are still the way to find fish on East. Things are warming up quickly but the water is still cold and I wouldn’t expect to see too much in the way of Callibaetis for another couple of weeks. We’ve been seeing great numbers on East so far this year and …

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East Lake Update 5/29/19

It has been a solid start to the season on East Lake, and while water conditions are less than ideal we’ve received many reports of solid days with decent numbers of quality Browns and Rainbows. As is the case with most other lakes in the area, most feeding activity is taking place subsurface on Chironomids, …

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East Lake Update 10/17/18

East is still fishing pretty consistently, and while the days can be cold and blustery those willing to take the boat out are finding fairly consistent action and some beautiful fish. There are a lot of fish in the shallows, which makes targeting them with a nymph rig, dry dropper, or streamer pretty simple. We …

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