Missouri River: On the Missouri, as soon as the temps are bareable for you, there will be fish eating. Hot bead pink ray charles, zebra midges, and pink worms are always safe bets this time of year under an indicator. Swinging streamers and leeches on the spey rod is a fun way to cover water, so long as that 13 foot rod isn't icing up too bad. Midges will be hatching on a sunny day as well, and headhunting could be a good option once we see some warmer days. Wind will be the biggest factor to watch for while scanning the forecast.
Dries: Purple Parawulff: 14-16 Royal Wulff Brooks Sprout BWO: 16-18, Para Ant 16-18, Glitter Ant 16-18, October Elk Hair Caddis: 12-18, X-Caddis: 14-18, Para BWO, Lipstick Butt BWO: 16-20, Thorax BWO:16-20, Flag Dun BWO: 16-20, Short Wing Emerger BWO: 16-18, CDC Thorax BWO: 16-20, Gray Para Wulff: 14-20, Yeager Bomb: 10-14, Chubby Chernobyl: 6-12, Hemmingway Caddis: 14-16, Spent Partridge Caddis: 14-16
Nymphs| 16-20 Seed Bead Midge pupa, Suspender Midge TDC, Purple Bead Pupa, Bloom's Weight Fly Tan: 14-16-18 Silvey's Primtime Pupa Beaded Olive & Tan: 14-16 Hogans S&M Nymph Rust: 16-18 Pink Ray Charles: 16-18 Pink Soft Hackle: 16-18 Scuds Tan and Gray: 16-18 San Juan Worm Red & Pink & Purple: 10 Mighty Mo Soft Hackle Pink: 16-18 UV Glass Bead BWO: 16-18 Bat Wing Emerger BWO: 16-18-20 IED Worm: 6-8, Wire Worm: 6, Short Wing PMD Emerger: 16-18 CDC BWO Emerger: 16-18 Hogans Slow Guy BWO: 16-18 Hot Head Scud: 16-18
Streamers| Bling Minnow Pearl, Gold: 6 T&A Bunker Whitefish, Rainbow: 2 Zonker White: 4-6 Jawbreaker White: 1/0-2 Home Invader White, Black: 2 Fathead White, Tan: 2 Bellyache Minnow Fire Tiger: 2 Flash Fry White: 4 Micro Zonker: 8 Natural and Copper Zonker: 6-8