White River

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Low water: 9' 6X leader, 4' 6X or 7X tippet below strike indicator. Tie on midge pattern, place a #7 split shot above fly. High stick and set the hook if the indicator hesitates or goes down.

High water: 1 generator: Use an 8 wt rod. Tie 10' of 4X tippet to fly line loop. Place strike indicator 2" below loop. Place 3/0 split shot 8' below indicator. Tie fly (san juan worm or egg patter) 14" below split shot. Fish 90 degrees to side of boat, 30' out and drift. Fish whole river bank to bank.
On 2 generators use 12' of tippet and put heavier split shot at 10' below strike indicator.

Seven-day forecast 

Weather has warmed up considerably so Sun screen and cool clothing. Always call ahead for water generation. Be aware of sudden rising waters. Minimum flow on the White can make wading difficult in some areas, a wading staff helps.
Water Generation Predictions call 866-494-1993
Current Water Generation call 870-431-5311

Yellow Sulphers starting, midges, wd 40

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
CDC Emerging Caddis green 18-22 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Body Scud grey 18-22 Buy from Orvis.com
Woolly Bugger olive 8-12 Buy from Orvis.com
Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear Wet tan 12 Buy from Orvis.com
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