The Williams Fork is one of the prettiest places on the planet. This stretch is proof that trout don’t live in ugly places.
Flow: 278 cfs
Water Temperature: Upper 40’s to low 50’s
Hatches: Midges, sporadic caddis, red quills, blue-winged olives, and Tricos
14 Day Forecast: Look for good flows and excellent fishing for weeks to come. Anglers should plan for good hatches of Midges, caddis, red quills, blue-winged olives and Tricos.
Tips and Other Information: Flows are a fuzz high on the Williams Fork right now. Anglers willing to battle the higher flows are finding some good fish though. Anglers can expect to see good hatches of Midges, caddis, red quills, and Tricos. It’s hard to go wrong with a San Juan Worm trailed by a #18 Buckskin and a #18-20 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail this time of year. If you target t he slower pools, tailouts, and riffles, you’ll find some good dry fly fishing.
Effective Patterns: #14 San Juan Worm, #18-20 Buckskin, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #20-22 Sparkle Wing RS 2, #20 Jujabaetis, #22 Stalcup’s Baetis, #18- 20 Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail, #20 Sparkle Dun, #16 Pale Morning Dun, #16 Elk Hair Caddis, and #14-16 Yellow Stimulator