Holiday Report

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Fishing has been good lately due to the relatively warm temperatures and the recent cloud cover. Midges and Baetis are primary hatches on all of our local streams. Most of the surface activity will occur around mid-day. If you aren’t seeing anything on top, don’t hesitate to try nymphs or streamer patters on stout leaders. Also, for any of…

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Fun in the Fall

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis True autumn weather is upon us. Colder days, rain and snow are in the forecast and that means a serious end to the majority of our local hatches. The good news is, the fish are still eager to fatten up for the winter so they are going to eat when the opportunity presents itself. Midges, Baetis and Mahogany Duns…

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Bring Your Jacket

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Beautiful fall days look to be descending upon on us for the next week or so. Day time highs reaching the mid 70’s will mean the best fishing will be found in the afternoons and early evening. Morning anglers will find some fish, but the heat of the day is really going to turn the bugs on. Silver Creek…

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The Bugs of Autumn

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Fall is here. With the cool days will come the Fall Baetis, the Western Red Quill, the October Caddis and the Mahogany Dun. Hunting season has begun, as well as school, meaning most area rivers will have few anglers out and about. The fire near Silver Creek certainly scorched the bank on the south side of the conservancy, but…

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Change in the Air

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis The approach of the Fall is in the air. Daytime temperatures are a few degrees lower, night time temperatures force us into morning sweaters and hunting dogs are coming out of a summer slumber and getting spirited. These new lows will begin to cool the water and signal the bugs and the fish to get with it – as…

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Midsummer Days

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis Things are taking a dramatic turn on area rivers, as the seemingly endless array of “easy” fishing opportunities becomes more and more limited. This is not to say the fishing is bad, it’s just different. The bugs are smaller, the fishing windows are smaller, and fine tuned skills will come into play as well as the brain game. Expect…

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The Silver Creek Lift

By | Fishing Forecast, Fishing Report

Synopsis There is change happening on all our rivers as the flows drop, the insects become smaller and, and the fish begin to wise up. There is still plenty of opportunity to catch fish with attractors and cover water looking for greedy trout, but more and more in the coming two weeks, be prepared to find fish locked onto a…

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