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We have great hatches of Olive Caddis, Blue Quills, and March Browns. I get outstanding dry fly fishing by matching these with the Mr. Rapidan Delta Wing Caddis, Olive size 14, Blue Quill Dry size 16, and Mr. Rapidan Parachute Dry size 14. By being patient and watching each pool carefully before fishing it you will usually see several rising trout give you a good chance to catch 2 or 3 trout in each pool. You asked so we delivered. We just received our NEW Mountain Leaders which are 6ft long and designed for these small mountain trout streams. Stream...

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Many of these streams have very large hatches of March Brown Mayflies and you will see many trout sipping in the adult drys and chasing the emergers to the surface.   Recommended Flies: An effective technique is to fish a Mr. Rapidan Parachute Dry size 14 on a Classic 7 1/2ft 5X leader with a Mr. Rapidan Brown Soft Hackle Nymph size 14 on a 3 foot dropper below it. Hot spots are the runs right below the riffles.  Stream Conditions:  All of the local stocked trout streams and delayed harvest areas including Passage Creek (Fort Valley), Mill Creek (Mount Jackson) and...

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The three nymph rig is very effective and much easier to cast than most anglers assume. Simply use an elliptical cast where you pick the nymphs up from the stream with a low side arm cast. As they extend behind you on your back cast, raise your rod to a vertical position and make your forward presentation straight overhead. This simple, in low and out high casting motion simplifies fishing a three nymph rig. Recommended Flies: I use my Murray's Trout Nymphing 4X Leader with a Mr. Rapidan Brown Soft Hackle size 10 attached. To this I attach 24 inches...

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Stream Conditions April 20, 2019 9:00a.m.  We received heavy rains last evening.  If you go to the very heads of the mountain trout streams coming in from the top of the mountains and Skyline Drive you can still get some good fishing even though the streams are full.  The bottoms of the the trout streams are still too full for good fishing but should be better by the first of the week.   The large trout are selecting the primary feeding stations in each pool. The first spot I expect to find this trout is on the lip of the...

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UPDATED 4/185/19 The Shenandoah Valley Stocked Trout Streams are all high and discolored this morning from the rain yesterday and last night.These streams will be back in shape late 4/16/19.Give us a call if you're planning to hit these streams and we will be glad to help you find the best water level.

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