SUMMARY...OVERALL AVERAGE CONDITIONS
Streams: Running at 100% level.
Spring Creeks: Running at 80% level.
Water Temperatures: 34
Weekday Angling Pressure: 1% ... virtually nonexistent.
Weekend Angling Pressure: 5% ... very lite pressure.
January 19, 2010:
With temperatures that have finally moderated, snow in the sunny
areas along our mountain streams has melted. Higher ranges in the
shade though are still snow packed. WE ARE NOW SCHEDULING LIMITED FLY
FISHING on a few select streams that we can access via state highways.
To book NOW or for spring, call
(540) 294-0354 to reserve your date BEFORE someone else does.
PAST REPORT PRIOR TO THE SNOWS and
ICE (November - December 18):
Put-n-Take Stocked Trout Waters:
Streams, rivers, ponds and lakes are all receiving their normal stockings
as the returning rains have nicely replenished water levels. Mountain
flowing at 100% channel coverage.
Regulation, Wild and Fly Fishing Only Waters:
Presently all waters are flowing at 100% stream-channel
coverage. We are fishing everywhere!. To book an outing for trout, please click HERE.
Special Regulation Specific: Jackson
River (Bath County), Buffalo
Creek (Rockbridge County), Smith
Creek (Clifton Forge): These waters have received their yearly stocking.
Fly fishing slowly and in the sunny areas during the middle of the day
will produce the most trout during winter from late-November through
late-March. To reserve your date for trout fishing, click HERE.
For background information on Mossy
Creek, click HERE.
waters are running at 100% of normal. Native and Wild Trout are
fishing well. Stocked waters, both Special Regulation and Put-n-Take are
receiving their normal stockings. Most are fishing fine if you know
what to do and when. To reserve a date
for some trout fishing, please click HERE.
Report Coverage Region:
report covers the following areas:
Shenandoah National Park: From Afton
to the Rapidan and Staunton Rivers. Counties include Madison, Greene,
Albemarle, Rockingham and Augusta. Cities/Towns include Madison,
Stanardsville, Wolftown, Ruckersville, Graves Mill, Criglersville,
Charlottesville, Swift Run, McGaheysville, Harrisonburg and
Allegheny, Shenandoah and Great/Big North Mountains: Counties
include Augusta, Rockingham, Highland, Bath, Allegheny, Rockbridge, Nelson and
Botetourt. Cities/Towns include Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg,
Wintergreen, Lexington, Buena Vista, Clifton Forge, Covington, Monterey,
Warm Springs, Hot Springs and Natural Bridge plus the numerous small
communities around these cities/towns.
Blue Ridge Parkway: From Afton Mountain Entrance to just beyond
Arcadia and Buchanan. Counties include Augusta, Nelson, Rockbridge and
Botetourt. Points of Interest include Humpback Rock, Wintergreen, Upper
St. Mary's Wilderness Area, White Rock Gap Run and falls, Montibello,
Whetstone Ridge, Irish Creek, Brown's Run, Yankee Horse Cascades and Otter
Creek. Communities include Montibello, Buena Vista, Arcadia and Buchanan.
For a MAP of the above fishing
and stream report, as well as where we Guide, click here.