Gregg's River Report
I just finished up 2 days of guiding on the Clark River in the St. Regis area. On Thursday we floated the from Forestgrove to Superior and On Friday we floated from Dry Creek to St. Regis. Both days were had unsettled, overcast weather, but Friday temps were about 5 degrees colder. Fishing was fairly slow in the morning and early afternoon. Basic attractors such as Trudes, Royal Wulffs, Grumpy Frumpy's were bringing up the occasional fish. We also had success on a brassie dropper. But, at about 2:00-2:30 the hatch light came. PMD's, BWO, Mahogany's and the occasional Grey Drake came out. Friday on the lower river was much more active. We were in the canyon section below Sloway when the hatch started. They were pretty much rising all across the river. Mahogany Parachute and Galloup Tilt Wing Olives in #14 worked well. The hatch went on for the next 3 hours until we took off at 5:30. On Friday we probably boated 20+ fish.
If I was going up with some buddies this weekend I'd probably sleep in have a nice early lunch and put in at noon and fish one of the shorter sections. Sloway to St. Regis or maybe Dry Creek to Sloway.
The weather is going to turn warmer next week. With the cool water temps in the low 50's and air temps in the 70's it could be shaping up for a great week on the Clark. If your interested in a guided trip give us a call at 208-556-1857. We have few openings.
Flows - 3,160 CFS, Water Temp 50 degrees
Hatches - BWO's PMD's Mahogany's occasional Gray Drake
Basic PMD #14-16
Parachute PMD #14-16
Galloup Tilt Wing Olive
Galloup Tilt Wing Mahogany
Parachute Adams - Everyones favorite
Grumpy Frumpy Green and Yellow
Trude and Lime Trude
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