Elevenmile Canyon is known for its superb dry fly fishing. The Trico hatch is one of many that anglers should concentrate their efforts on.
Water Temperature: High 30’s to low 40’s
Hatches: Midges and blue-winged olives
14 Day Forecast: Look for good hatches of midges and blue-winged olives
Tips and Other Information: Eleven Mile is fishing fair to good considering the time of year. Anglers can expect to see reliable midge hatches in the morning, followed by blue-winged olives in the afternoon. Effective patterns have been tiny (size 22-24) Top Secret Midges, Black Beauties, Brassies, Jujube Midges, and Bling Midges in the morning and Stalcup’s Baetis and Jujubaetis in the afternoon. A size 20 Sparkle Dun or Parachute Adams has been good for the BWO’s.
Effective Patterns: #20-22 Sparkle Wing RS 2, #20-22 Mercury Pheasant Tail, #20-22 Rainbow Warriors, #20-24 Chocolate Foam Wing Emerger, #20-22 Jujubaetis, #22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #22-24 Black Beauty, #22-24 Manhattan Midges, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #22-24 Mercury Flashback RS 2, and #20-26 Parachute Adams