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Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing Report

Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing Report North Fork of the Shenandoah River and South Fork of the Shenandoah River in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.

Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing Report March 31, 2015

Bass: We are catching some nice bass below the riffles now by swimming our Murray’s Heavy Hellgrammites slowly across stream along the stream bottom. I am doing best by using a Scientific Anglers Sink Tip III line with a Murray’s Fluorocarbon 6 ft 2X sinking leader which helps get the flies deep. All three colors are effective so I use the black, brown, and olive Murray’s Heavy Hellgrammites in size 4. The North Fork downstream from Edinburg is fishing well. The South Fork is too high for good fishing. Share this!

Bass Fly Fishing Report March 24, 2015

Bass: We are catching some nice bass in the eddies on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River by fishing Murray’s Madtom Sculpin very slowly in the deepest sections of these eddies. A Scientific Anglers Mastery Sink Tip III line will help you get good depth. The North Fork of the Shenandoah River is clear, full and fishable. The South Fork is too high for good fishing. If you need help finding these areas on the North and South Forks of the Shenandoah Rivers just stop in my fly shop in Edinburg, Va. Share this!

Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing Report March 17, 2015

Bass: Most smallmouth bass streams are too high for good fishing. But as they drop we will need to show them a fly that gives them a big mouthful to tempt them. The Murray’s Madtom Sculpin size 4 in both black and olive are very productive. Just stop in our fly shop and I will show you these good access spots. Share this!