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Trout Fishing Report -

Some very large trout are stocked in these streams and  a friend caught two rainbows in the four pound class on a Murray's Black Marauder size 10. Other great flies are the Murray's Pearl Marauder size 10 and Shenandoah Skunk Simple Streamer size 10. Fish these deeply below the riffles with a slow stripping action. Back Creek and Passage Creek are both providing excellent fishing.Stoney Creek was stocked Thursday, November 16, 2017.Passage Creek was stocked Friday, October 13, 2017.

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Trout Fishing Report -

The brook trout are spawning now. Most anglers believe it is best to not stress them by fishing for them at this time even though they are returned to the stream after catching them.

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Bass Fishing Report -

We are catching some nice smallmouth bass in the back eddies that form below the riffles on the side of the river with the slowest current. These range from ten to fifty feet  in diameter and from four to six feet deep. Many large bass feed here in the cold water so I use large flies.The Murray's Olive Tungsten Cone Head Marauder size 4, Murray's Pearl Tungsten Cone Head Marauder size 4 and Murray's Black Tungsten Cone Head Marauder size 4 are all excellent flies. These flies can be fished either by floating them along the deep side of the...

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Trout Fishing Report -

A very effective way to catch these trout is with a "Leisenring Lift" technique using the three nymph rig I mentioned last week. The Murray's Miracle Dark Stonefly Nymph size 12, Murray's Caddis Larva size 12 and Murray's Miracle Yellow Stonefly Nymph size 14. Here I position myself about thirty feet upstream and forty five degrees to the side of the deep pool I suspect holds the trout. I cast across stream and after the nymphs sink deeply I raise the rod tip slowly to swim the nymphs up toward the surface of the stream. I repeat this method every...

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Trout Fishing Report -

The brook trout are spawning now. Most anglers believe it is best to not stress them by fishing for them at this time even though they are returned to the stream after catching them.

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