Pit 3 flows were bumped the second week this month and are not a stable 480 CFS

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Pit 3 flows were bumped the second week this month and are not a stable 480 CFS. These are a little high for this section of the river, we would recommend a lot of caution if you do go and fish. Don't expect to hit all of the spots you normally would. As the weather calms down and the weather warms through April we expect to see good Salmonfly and Golden Stone hatches, and down through Pit 4 PMDs and Callibaetis. This is a great river to fish a Euro rod and we highly recommend it. Be careful though, this can be a slippery river to wade. We recommend a wading staff when fishing the Pit.
Be aware that the flows on the Pit can and will change without notice, so definitely check before you go! And be prepared to get out when the river begins to rise.

Here are some useful links to monitor the flows:

Pit 3 - Below Pit 3 Dam
Pit 5 - Through Big Bend

Hot Flies: 

Dry Flies:
Stimulator - Orange
Foam October Caddis
Potter's October Caddis
Mercer's Skating October Caddis
Adams - #14-18
Mayfly Cripples - #12-16

Nymphs/Wet Flies:
Mercer's Tungsten October Pupa
Skip’s TB October Caddis
Dark Lords - #12-16
Flashback Pheasant Tail - #14-16
Beaded Zebra Midge - #18
Mercer's Poxyback Dark Stone - #6
GB Black A.P. - #10-12
CB Micro Mayflies - #16-18
Red Copper Johns - #16-18
Pat's Brown Rubberleg - #6-8
Gordon's Amber Wing Prince - #14-18
Jigged Birds Nest - #14-16
Walt's Worm
Streamers & Leeches:
Zack's Swimming Leech - #8

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