08/13/16 River Report
River Flow 178 CFS - Visibility Clear - AM Water Temp 72'F. - Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. - We now have lower water levels to make a perfect day to get up here and throw your favorite popper on the stream for some of those big smallies. - Come on up to the river and catch some piggy smallmouths your favorite streamer or popper. - Also the pike and carp fishing is hot up behind the dam. With this flow it's a good opportunity to view your favorite haunts and study the structure and flows - it will only help you in higher flows to understand how the fishing holes are laid out.
Bass Popper Bite Is HOT during the day!! - At this flow you can wade & fish in spots that are underwater in higher flows. - Look for Bass behind exposed boulders in the deeper runs & pools. - Carp are very active in the TMA. - Try dragging some Woolly Buggers, crawfish or Big Stone Fly Nymphs by them. - Fish the side channels of the power house in Falls Village for Bass or Carp. Lot's of exposed river structure to target at the power house -- Nymphing & Streamer fishing is the way to go during daylight hours.
AM River Water Temp 74' - River Flow 178 CFS. - Morning Air Temp 73'- Today's Air Temp High 90' - Tonight's Air Temp Low 75' - Remember from June 15th until September 15th the mouths of tributaries that are posted by the DEEP are closed to fishing (Look for White DEEP No Fishing Signs).
Dry Fly Choices: Green or Tan Caddis Size 16 & 18
Bass: Any Color Popper, Pick Your Pocket, Woolly Buggers, Zonkers,Circus Peanuts
Soft Hackles: Olive Caddis Pupae, 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, Hornbergs, March Brown, .
Nymph Choices; Hares Ear, Green Caddis Pupae, 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,
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