Fishing Report: Clear Creek

Clarity: Excellent

Hatches: BWO’s and Midges

Major Food Organisms: Blue Wing Olives and Midges

Conditions:  BWO’s and Midges are the bug of choice right now on Clear Creek.  Traditional nymphing with a BWO/Midge combined with an egg with produce fish. Euro nymphing has been extremely successful fishing a single jig nymph in darker colors.  This time of year is a great time to try Euro nymphing on Clear Creek

Suggested Patterns: Dark colored jig nymphs like Devil Jigs in Black and Green, Jigged Prince Nymph and Jigged Quill Nymph. For midges and blue wing olives patterns, try a #20-22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #20-22 Sparkle Wing RS 2, #20- 22 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20-22 Jujubaetis, and #20-22 Chocolate Foam Wing Emergers, #20-22 Black Fly Larvae, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #22-26 Top Secret Midge, #20-24 Medallion Midges, #20-22 Mercury Blood Midge, #20-22 Mercury Flashback Black Beauty, #20-22 Tungsten Flashback Black Beauty, #20-22 Minute Midge, #20-22 Periwinkle, #20-22 Pearl Jam, #20-22 Brassie, #18-22 Buckskin, and #20-22 Chironoflash.