|Nov.11, 2013, 2013
TROUT STREAM and FISHING REPORT:
Accessibility: Most Forest Service roads are in decent shape.
Water Clarity: 100% clear.
Water Level Spring Influenced: Good. Depending on stream, there is 50-60% stream channel coverage.
Water Level Spring Creek: Poor to Fair. Stream channel coverage is from
Water Temperature: 42°-48° in mountain streams.
Weekday and Weekend Fly Fishing Pressure Wild Waters:
Few trout anglers currently angling as the water levels in most of the
wild spring creeks is too low for fishing.
Weekday and Weekend Fly Fishing Pressure - Stocked Special Regulation Waters: Angling
is low on weekdays and dropping on weekends as hunting season is in full
Technique for Wild and
Special Regulation Areas: BD Nymphs anytime of the day. As
the season cools, 10am to 3pm works best in the sunny spots.
Bass Report will return in late-May
VIRGINIA SMALLMOUTH BASS FLY-FISHING REPORT:
Water Clarity: 100% clear. Roaming
thunderstorms may cause some waters to be discolored.
Water Level: Perfect.
Water Temperature: 70°.
Weekend Fishing Pressure: low-moderate.
Weekday Fishing Pressure: Very Low to none.
Streamers in faster water, poppers in slow water near the shallow river
edges. Best success late-day up to minutes before darkness followed by
Road Accessibility: Accessible everywhere.
Success: Smallmouth season is winding down as anglers prepare
for autumn trout.
Virginia SMALLMOUTH FISHING
REPORT Coverage Region:
Augusta County, Rockbridge County, Highland County,
Augusta/Rockingham County line.
(540)294-0354 or email (automatic from Homepage) to
schedule time with us.
REPORT Coverage Region:
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 Waynesboro,
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 in Virginia.
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
report, as well as where we Guide, visit here.
other outdoor activities including HIKING and NATURE STUDIES, please
visit our other site "Virginia
Nature Guide". Master Naturalist led.