Well we’ve made it through the real hot months and the nights are starting to get cooler which should make for some good fishing in the East Carson River this fall. The East Carson has held up better than most rivers in the area in this year of drought, and with fall on the horizon it looks like most of the fish have survived the low flows and warm water.
After fishing the river a few days ago I was surprised to find that the fish were pretty much eating the entire day with some nice fish being landed on both nymphs and dries. There have been a few hoppers out and about as well as a variety of different mayflies and even a few caddis. So bring the entire fly box and don’t be afraid to change your flies.
If you having trouble figuring the river out, have never been there, or just want someone to tie your flies on for you I would suggest hiring a guide. Alpine Fly Fishing is open for business and here to serve all your guiding needs in Alpine County and beyond. Jarrod Beer and Brendan Burnside have recently purchased Alpine Fly Fishing from its founder Jim Crouse, and with a combined 25 years experience guiding Alpine County and the surrounding areas both Brendan and Jarrod are the guides to show you what is really going in the area. We hope to see you out there enjoying the beautiful weather and amazing surroundings our area has to offer.