Postcards from Davis Lake 2106

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I didn’t think my first fish on the new SAGE X would be a bass! They too eat size 16 callibeatis nymphs.

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After paddling and floating down Odell Creek the kids were ready for a snack.

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I hadn’t camped at Davis for years, the lake was low but water temperatures in Odell Creek and the lake “channel” remained cool.

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Despite the algae bloom trout were in really good shape. There were midges in the early morning, callibaetis and caddis from 8am. A small Jigged Thin Mint was my best fly.

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Davis lake trip

Davis lake trip

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2 Responses to Postcards from Davis Lake 2106

  1. Mike says:

    Thanks for sharing. What techniques are most effective when using the jigged thin mint at Davis Lake?

  2. Oregon Fly Fishing Blog says:

    cast as far as you can near the rising fish and short strips getting the fly near the bottom.

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