Picture perfect fall day on this property, with temperatures in the 50s and river running at about 12cfs. I started fishing shortly after noon till about 5pm, which was just enough time for me to fish this property top to bottom with a streamer and fish half way back up with a hopper & dropper. Both techniques produced good results on this scenic property. I caught about 20 fish on the afternoon, most in the 8 to 15 inch range, with a few larger specimen giving my streamer a chase. I cannot remember last time I fished a stream where 100% of the fish caught were browns. All in all a grand day out! ~ Fabrice
Awesome day on A-20. We got to the river around 9:00 am and the flows were at 350 cfs, water clarity was perfect. We hit the lower section and fished all the pocket water to the lower boundary. It was a little slow, but had some takes on midges and streamers. After lunch we fished the upper section above the big hole and did very well. There were three of us total and we each landed 12+ fish. Some dinks, but mostly 14" - 19" browns with the occasional hard fighting bow. Once we found a hole we could pull multiple fish out without spooking them. Look for calm water below the big rocks. There was a big PMD and BWO hatch going on all afternoon. We got them with dries, nymphs and streamers. ~ Brad Rettig
Fished the upper portion from 9-1. Several nice browns, all on smaller chubby chernobyl. Winds kicked up big time in the afternoon and the cows were all over the lower river. Saw 2 pronghorn antelope up close to start the day ~ Mike Narkewicz
My guest John and I only got to explore about 1/2 mile of the stream in our short day there. Still, we caught 10+ fish apiece. The smallest were around 10", the average was probably 16" and the largest was over 20". For the most part we caught rainbows but John hooked a hard-fighting sucker and I caught a good-size cutbow and a nice 12" brookie. We got to meet the very friendly owner, Nancy, who provided some useful thoughts. Notably, that during cold, clear days (like we had) she suspects that the fish hold in the deepest pools and bends, which are plentiful (as are the fish). ~ Larry G.
Kinda slow day on water- however could have been a great day if I was able to get a few more to net. Only 2 fish to net -both 17-18" bows on yellow streamer. Missed a bunch - some on for good 30 seconds. Never expect a lot of fish on this property but all are great healthy fish.
Not much happening on top even with severa different droppers. Streamers brought most fish = good day on a great piece of water. ~ Billj
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