10/01/16 River Report
River Flow 110 CFS - Visibility Clear - AM Water Temp 58'F. - Showers likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 9 mph. - CT DEEP biologist Mike Humphreys stocked 3,100 Survivor Strain Brown Trout in the HOUSY on Wednesday (09/27/16) !!! - The cooler water temps and moderately higher flows have the remaining resident trout coming out of the thermal refuges and actively feeding in the TMA. - Trout and Smallmouth Bass are putting on the fall feed bag !! - The fish are taking daytime BWO's and evening ISO's on the top!! - The Daytime Soft Hackle and Streamer Bite is still going strong. - With the river flow at 110 CFS it is easy wading almost anywhere in the Housy. - Today is a perfect day to get up here and throw some Rubber Legs for a bunch of smallies or trout !! - FALL IS BASS & TROUT FISHING TIME!!
Trout are coming out of the thermal refuges and are feeding in the TMA. - BWO's starting to show during the day. - Another efective day time technique is to swing soft hackles to sipping rises. - Look for Iso's in the evenings. - Look for Trout behind exposed boulders in all the deeper riffles & pools. - Streamer fishing is the way to go during daylight hours.
AM River Water Temp 58' - River Flow 110 CFS. - Morning Air Temp 51'- Today's Air Temp High 59' - Tonight's Air Temp Low 52' - The trout are putting on the fall streamer bite as they disperse thru the TMA !!
Dry Fly Choices: Isonychia 12, Rusty Spinners 12, BWO's 18 & 20
Soft Hackles: Hares Ear, Pheasant Tail, March Brown Spiders, Partdrige and Green, Partdrige and Yellow, Partdrige and Orange, Red Squirrel, Pheasant Tail
Wet Flies: Lead Wing Coachman, BWO emergers 18 & 20
Nymph Choices; Hares Ear, BH Princes, BH Pheasant Tails, Big Yellow or Brown Stones, Rubber Legs(all colors), 20 Incher's, Yellow Wire Stones & Euro Bead Head Princes
Streamers: Pick Your Pocket, Zonkers, Woolly Buggers, Circus Peanuts, Home Invaders, Clousers,