East Carson River fishing report â Currently flowing at 160cfs. Above Hangmanâs Bridge - ClosedÂ till last Sat in April.Â Catch and release section belowÂ Hangmanâs Bridge Nice weather in the area right now but the East Carson tends to fish tough throughout the winter months. Nymphing with small baetis and midge patternsÂ is the best bet during this time of year. Try nymphing the slow tailouts and deeper pools withÂ wd-40â²s, zebra midges, rainbowÂ warriors and baetis patterns. For dries try sizeÂ 18-20 blue duns and size 20-22 black cripples.Â Nymphs- FoxâsÂ poopah tanÂ 16-18, size 18 Z-wing caddis, micro mayflyâsÂ black and olive 16-18, pheasant tails 16-18, zebra midges 18-20, Wierâs sprinkles vanilla and chocolateÂ 18-20. Streamers-buggers in olive in black, woolhead sculpins, crystal buggers, meat whistle olive and black.Â Dries-October caddis 8-10, yellow and orange stimulators 8-12, ec caddis 18-20,Â tan elk hair caddis 16-18, parachute adams 16-24, hackle stackerÂ bwoâs 16-18, trico spinners 18-20, black cripples size 20,Â Wierâs hopper, ants and beetles. Guides Available call (530-541-8208).