La Villa Lodge Fishing Report
Feb 15-22, 2020
Slow week, river rose on Tuesday afternoon and get high and dirty all week, we used sinking lines and big flies.
On Friday the river start clearing, next week will be better.
Was difficult to get deep in some pools, we used really heavy sink tips.
River still with great level of water. 63 fish were landed, 13 fish over 15 pounds, Average weight 8 pounds.
Simon Kaye was top rod of the week with 15 fish landed.
Water color and visibility: dirty water, getting better on Friday afternoon.
Water temperature: 10 c to 16 c.
Water level: high all week.
Wind speed ranges through the week: the wind blows northwest, it was strong all week.
Air temperature ranges through the week: 4 c to 20 c .
Weather observations (sun, rain, fog, etc.): strong winds.
Flies that are working the best: big flies (intruders, leeches, big tube flies). Big flies for the last hour: big tube flies, leeches, intruders.
Fly lines (tips, heads, lengths, densities, etc) that are producing the best: Skagit heads with different lengths of T-17,14, 11.
Sinking lines were the best.
Length and strength of tippet and leaders: 5 to 7 feet. 15 to 20 pounds.
Middle part of the river was the best, we got more fish in the upper part.
Fish catch statistics
Number of anglers for the week: 6.
Total number of fish landed for the week: 63.
Weight of the biggest fish landed for the week:19 pounds.
Number of fish landed over 15 pounds: 14.
Number of fish landed over 20 pounds:0.
Average size: 8.