Southwestern Alberta

December 08, 2019

Southwestern Alberta

Flow levels on the main cutty streams are at winter levels now and will be hanging around there for the rest of the cold months. The rivers down this way that are still open are sitting either right at the historical average or a bit above, the most important thing is there have not been any spikes recently so the fish shouldn't be out of sorts. Similar to the Bow it seems that the fish down this way have shifted into winter mode as well, so getting your flies deep will be essential.

Bug action has slowed down now and mainly just midges have been popping off in this neck of the woods. We would suggest bringing down the whole gambit to better aid you in hooking up with some gooders in these coming weeks.

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  • Streamers: Jointed Urchin Tan #4, Coffey's Sparkle Minnow JJ #4-8, Doc's Articulator Olive #4, Dornan's Chicklet Olive/White #4
  • Nymphs: Jakes RubberEgg Stone #6-8, Brassie #14-20, TJ's rainbow Assassin #18, Tungsten ready Baetis Nymph #14-16, TJ's Hooker Brown/Black # 6
  • Dries: Dun Midge Cluster #18-20, Snowshoe Emerger #14-18, Smoke Jumper Black #18-20, H & L Variant #16-18

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