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Buzz's Spring Creek Fishing Report – March 20, 2020

      

   The dry fly fishing on the Creeks is pretty good with consistent Midge and Baretis hatches. The nymph fishing is still good.

   There are pretty good to good Midge hatches happening on warmer days. My favorite Midge patterns have been our Captive Midge, a Harrop CDC Hanging Midge, a Buzz's CDC Midge, a Harrop CDC Emerging Midge or a Harrop Gray Adult Midge all in sizes 20 to 22. A great pattern to trail off any of these is Gary's Midge Pupa, a WD-40, a Miracle Nymph or a Zebra Midge all in sizes 18 to 20. 

   We are seeing fair to good Baetis (BWO) hatches in the early afternoons. As usual the hatches are better on cloudy days  My favorite patterns are a Max’s CDC Baetis (18-20), a Harrop CDC Baetis Dun or a Harrop CDCV Baetis Emerger both in a size 20.

   The Nymph fishing has been pretty good. There are various Mayfly nymphs available to the fish along with Midge Larva and Pupa, Scuds, Sow Bugs and Caddis Larva.  Sawyer Pheasant Tails, WD-40's and many Midge Larva patterns have all been very effective.

   Most of the flies suggested above are locally tied and have been developed especially for the Paradise Valley Spring Creeks by the Spring Creek Specialists Fly Shop.  

      We now have over 500 patterns just for the Paradise Valley Spring Creeks, including 65 patterns by Rene Harrop. 

   Many of the fly patterns mentioned can be seen at www.depuyspringcreek.com. Just follow the link to fly patterns. All of our patterns are available for sale by contacting us by email at basini@mcn.net or calling us at 406 222 5664.  

  

 

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