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Fishing Report

Pit River Fly Fishing Report

John Fochetti, Clearwater Lodge

Pit 1 is still a no go, please leave this section alone until the water temps cool down. However 3,4, and 5 are all tailwaters so they are good to go. This water all comes from Lake Brittain which is fed by Fall River(spring fed), Hat Creek)mostly spring fed), Pit One, Burney Creek(spring fed and 45 degrees) and is full to capactity. Pit 3 is at a constant 280-300...

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Pit River Fly Fishing Report

John Fochetti, Clearwater Lodge

The reaches of Pit 3,4, and 5 are all fishing great with some monster fish appearing. Successful fishing is still going to be mostly nymphing under an indicator. Over the last week I have seen many more fish eating the “big bug” (large stonelfy), as well as a lot taken on caddis patterns. The smaller mayflies didn’t seem as effective over the past week. In the...

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Pit River Fly Fishing Report

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Hogan Brown, Hogan Brown Fly Fishing

I guided the Pit 3 one day this last week and fished right below the dam and then down river by “power lines” fishing was fair to good with mostly smaller fish in the 12-14" bracket. The bigger fish didn’t seem to be eating, but I was guiding with Dave Neal and he said the day before he was catching some nicer fish…just depends on the day I think. Most fish...

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Pit River Fly Fishing Report

Dave NealReel Adventures Guide Service

Pit River on #3 is a solid option right now. Best fishing has been late morning and again in the late afternoon early evening. Caddis and midges are active and the bulk of fishing will be deep nymphing with or without indicators as dictated by the water you are fishing. If it’s not in or near white water you will see your far share of “bonus mystery trout”...

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Pit River Fly Fishing Report 7/24

Pit River Fly Fishing Report By Clearwater Lodge’s John Fochetti

The Pit continues to fish well in the Pit 3,4, and 5 reaches, however Pit 1 is still too warm to fish and will continue to be that way for a few months. Over the last couple of weeks the fish seem to be coming on smaller mayfly patterns with a few still eating the black or brown Rubber Legs. Patterns that are working include...

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