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delayed harvest trout streams, stocked trout streams, trout fly fishing report -

Mr. Rapidan Bead Head Nymph, Mr. Rapidan Emerger and Mr. Rapidan Olive Soft Hackle Nymph Delayed Harvest and Stocked Trout Streams: The browns and rainbows in our large trout streams are feeding well on the mayfly nymphs which are very active now. Effective flies now are Mr. Rapidan Bead Head Nymph size 14, Mr. Rapidan Emerger size 14 and Mr. Rapidan Olive Soft Hackle Nymph size 14. Fishing these as a two fly rig is very effective in the deep pools. Excellent streams are Passage Creek, Back Creek and the South Fork of Piney River.

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mountain trout, mountain trout fly fishing report, trout -

Murray's Professor Dry, Blue Quill Dry and Mr. Rapidan Parachute Mountain Trout Streams: This is a great time to hike into the upper reaches of our trout streams in the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains from the upper trail heads to camp and fish for several days. The hatches, stream levels and stream temperatures are ideal and the fishing is outstanding. Most of these trail heads are covered in my books, Virginia Blue-Ribbon Streams and Trout Fishing in the Shenandoah National Park. Effective flies now are Murray's Professor Dry size 14, Mr. Rapidan Parachute size 14 and Blue Quill Dry...

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Fly Fishing Virginia, North Fork of the Shenandoah River, smallmouth bass, smallmouth bass fly fishing report, South Fork of the Shenandoah River -

Singers Crayfish and Murray's Crayfish Smallmouth Bass Streams: At dawn and dusk we are seeing many crayfish moving among the cobblestones in water from two to four feet deep. As they come out to mate they are easy prey for the smallmouth bass. We can catch many of the smallmouth bass on Murray's Crayfish size 6 and Singers Crayfish size 4 fished with slow spurts. On the North Fork of the Shenandoah River you can find this action downstream from access point #4B (Near Dr Truban's Vet Clinic). On the South Fork of the Shenandoah River you can get good...

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Trout Fishing Report -

Mr. Rapidan Bead Head Nymph, Mr. Rapidan Emerger and Mr. Rapidan Olive Soft Hackle Nymph Delayed Harvest and Stocked Trout Streams: The Eperous mayfly nymphs are very thick in these streams especially on the Jackson, North Creek and Big Stoney Creek. Many of these large browns and rainbows can be caught by fishing Mr. Rapidan Bead Head Nymph size 14, Mr. Rapidan Emerger size 14 and Mr. Rapidan Olive Soft Hackle Nymph size 14 close in below the riffles.

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Trout Fishing Report -

Murray's Professor Dry, Blue Quill Dry and Mr. Rapidan Parachute Mountain Trout Streams: The ideal water temperatures are prompting excellent hatches of Epeorus mayflies and Paraleptophlebia adoptiva mayflies. I match these with a Mr. Rapidan Parachute size 14, Murray's Professor Dry size 14 and Blue Quill Dry size 16. The largest trout are choosing feeding stations in the corners of the pools and on the lips of the pools. This is a great time to hike into the remote feeder brooks and heads of the streams to camp and fish for several days. Be sure to fish until dark to...

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