Hot Creek, of course, is fishing great with great fish and a satisfying fishing experience being delivered as usual.. The gate is open and acess is back to usual status. From what we have seen and have been hearing Hot Creek is getting a lot of pressure. Nevertheless big fish are around and being caught. Mid-day fish are on the surface usually on Midges and Baetis. Fish BWO emerger and nymph patterns is sizes #18-22: Split Case Caddis, Bubble Back BWO, PT’s, WD-40’s, Soft Hackles in green and orange, and small caddis worms. For Dries try: Ext Body BWO’s #18-22, CDC BWO’s #18-20, #22 griffiths gnats, Henry’s Fork Caddis #10-20 and other variations of these suggested patterns will get you fish on Hot Creek when fished correctly..