November 24, 2020
Spruce Creek continues to fish pretty well considering how clear the water has been over the last week. Water levels are low, but a little better than our other trout streams.
Nymphing with Egg Patterns and Small Nymphs is the best method for consistently putting fish in the net. Anglers are seeing a few Caddis, small BWOs and Midges. The current 10 day forecast looks favorable for sneaking in a few more days spent on the water before winter sets in!
Water conditions on Yellow Creek continue to be very low and clear offering some great opportunities to sight fish for large trout.
Subsurface fishing has been the way to catch fish over the last week with assorted small Attractor patterns and Eggs working best. We have been seeing some BWO activity on warmer afternoons with some limited dry fly action.
Water levels on Penns Creek remain low and clear creating challenging fishing conditions on the stream.
However, persistent anglers have enjoyed spending the day on Penns Creek and have caught enough fish to make it worthwhile.
Nymphing with Egg patterns and Small Nymphs is the primary game for putting fish in the net.
LITTLE JUNIATA RIVER
The Little J received a decent bump in flows from rain Sunday night and is currently right around average for this time of year with flows near the 150cfs range.
Nymphing in the late morning and afternoons with Egg patterns and Small Nymphs is going to be the best bet for catching fish. This time of the year it's important to avoid redds and not disturb actively spawning fish in the shallow gravel areas.
Members that have recently fished for steelhead have all reported good trips and good fishing.
The stream levels are now good due to the recent rains in the area. Although there hasn’t been as many fresh fish as anticipated, the rain in the forecast is encouraging, and expectations are for good fishing the next few days.
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