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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report April 27, 2020

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report April 27, 2020

UPDATE 4/27/2020 - As of this morning, the North and South Fork of the Shenandoah River are both feeling a little ill.  Their color is terrible and they're rising. Definitely a little social distancing is in order for at least the next few days.  We will keep you updated as conditions improve.

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report- April 25, 2019

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report- April 25, 2019

During periods of high water the rivers cut back into the banks in what I call Bank Bays. These may extend ten to twenty feet back int he bank and reach downstream 20 to 30 feet. These bays range from 3 to 6 feet deep and they hold great numbers of minnows. (See recommended flies below) Stream Conditions:  The North Fork of the Shenandoah River is clear but full. The area upstream of Edinburg through Mount Jackson will give you the best water levels. Access #18 & #19 on our  master map. Please wade carefully and remember to bring your...

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report - April 20, 2019

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report - April 20, 2019

Updated Stream Report April 20, 2019 9:00a.m. The heavy rains have caused the North and South Fork of the Shenandoah River to be too high and too muddy to fish. We will post updates as the stream conditions change. Mt. Jackson 7.02ft  3190cfs Strasburg 4.57ft 1950cfs

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report April 15, 2019

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UPDATED 4/15/19 The North and South Fork of the Shenandoah River are both high and muddy from the rain over the last several days.  Portions of these streams should be back in shape by Thurseday April 18, 2019.

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report - March 27, 2019

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Smallmouth Bass Streams Fly Fishing Report - March 27, 2019

This is the time of the year I begin picking the pockets for smallmouth bass below the river crossing ledges. Many 4 foot deep pockets the size of a billiard table will often give me several large bass if I fish my flies slowly along the stream bottom. Stream Conditions:  The North Fork of the Shenandoah River is clear and fishable upstream of Mount Jackson.  Keep in mind the river is still running at full water levels so be careful wading. The areas of #18 & #19 on our marked store map would give you better water levels at this...

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