Lower Jackson River - Tailwaters

Tip of the week 

With increased water flows try some streamers.. Look for a cloudy day.

If not windy go with a 9' 4 wt for the most fun; if windy a 5 wt.

The area immediately below the dam has lots of didymo. Keep your nymphs off the bottom or spend your time checking the hook after every cast. Swung soft hackle flies are very effective there.

The algae doesn't extend very far downstream so standard rigs work fine at the other public access points.

Seven-day forecast 

High water on the Jackson means time to streamer fish. Try a double streamer rig with a Kreelex as the trailer. Sink tip lines work the best in high water

Must Have Flies 
Elk Wing Caddis 14, 16 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Prince 12 14 Buy from Orvis.com
Tunghead Stonefly 6 8 Buy from Orvis.com
Vernille San Juan Worm 20 Buy from Orvis.com
Sulphur Parachute 6 8 Buy from Orvis.com
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