Hot Creek Bow Mammoth Lakes Fly Fishing

Hot Creek Bow taken on a #22 BWO Dry Fly

Hot Creek is experiencing a great BWO hatch from around 10:30am to 1:00pm. The small river comes alive in most parts of the stream around this time, forcing  the fly angler to lose oneself in the multitude of rising rainbow and brown trout in the clear water right in front of them. The normal baetis patterns and poly wing emergers will get you into fish before and after this great Baetis hatch. Caddis are also present with some response. Flies to tryare #20-22 Thorax BWOs, #18-22 Standard BWO, #20 Comparaduns and #20-22 Ext.Body BWO patters. Fertile Caddis #20 and Henrys Fork Caddis #20 are also goodpattern to have in your fly arsenal. Loop Wing BWO emergers #18-20, Thorax BWO emergers #18-20 and Poly Wing emergers #18-22 will all help you take fish at Hot Creek. Look for great hatches here throughout the winter!