Fishing on the Yakima has slowed a bit recently due to the hot, hot weather. Evenings have been the best to be on the water as a general rule.
Current Yakima insects include
PMD’s and PED’s #14-18
Summer Baetis #18-20
Coming Soon….The Short Wing Stone
The tributaries are great options for the wading anglers. Some of the top tribs to explore would include…
Top patterns on the tribs lately would include….
#12-16 Yellow Humpies
#10-14 Royal Trudes
#12-16 Lightning Bugs and Red Copper Johns
The window of opportunity has narrowed recently due to the heat.
Wildlife sightings include-Moose, Black Bear, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Turkey and Bud Light:)
There are fish in the system and a few being caught. Currently the water is marginal at best. We have not been on the river much. We however will be on it quite a bit in the near future.