August 14, 2019
Over the past several years, the weekly stream report has become a popular and anticipated communication for our members and guests. Once a week, HomeWaters' experienced guides and staff provide stream conditions, hatch information and advice on what flies to use when on the water. Be sure to visit this page for the most up-to-date information on all of our Club’s streams.
Water conditions remain in good shape for summer fishing with water levels still a little higher than average for this time of year.
With such good conditions for summer fishing, Spruce Creek continues to fish well and fish are being caught on dries, dry dropper, and nymphs.
Anglers on the water recently are seeing a mixture of Cahills, Stoneflies, Terrestrials, Paraleps, and Tricos.
The water is low and clear on Yellow Creek, but cool, nighttime temperatures are helping to keep water temps low and the fishing has been very good.
Bug activity continues to be a bit sluggish but we are seeing some Tricos, Blue Quills, and BWOs hatching along with the summer Terrestrials.
Water levels are near average for this time of year with the stream in typical condition for the summer.
When the water on Penns Creek gets to these levels it can present technical fishing that is more challenging, but sight fishing can be very rewarding. Fish are being caught on a variety of techniques ranging from dries, to dry dropper, and nymphs.
Terrestrials play a big role on Penns Creek this time of year, but anglers should also look for Tricos.
Over the last week, we had anglers out in boats on float trips for smallmouth bass nearly everyday. The river has cleared up, and water levels remain right around average for this time of year.
Float trips over the last two weeks continue to produce great days of fishing. We’ve experienced days of fishing that have produced good numbers and size of fish caught.
Popper fishing has been a little slower than the subsurface action, but we expect it to pick up again any day. It’s a great time of year to think about a smallmouth float.
LITTLE JUNIATA RIVER
Water levels on the Little J are near average for this time of year and in great shape for wade fishing.
During the warm days of summer the river usually fishes best earlier or later in the day.
Anglers on the water recently are seeing a mixture of Cahills, Stoneflies, Terrestrials, and Tricos.