Georgian Bay tributary fishing report.

Posted on September 6th, 2015


Wayne Sheridan reports: We went fishing on Saturday afternoon. We didn’t fish very long because the Saugeen River was low and the water was surprisingly crystal clear. On our drive up to the Grey-Bruce we noticed that some of the tree’s leaves were already starting to change colours, to a dark red. That means that Fall is quickly approaching. Enjoy the last taste of Summer this week.

Some friends are fishing this week in the Owen Sound Spectacular, good luck to all.


Wayne’s Fishing Tip of the Week: This week the water was crystal clear and low. I have a general rule that if you can see the bottom of the river, the fish can see you and will take off. Then I will fish deeper water.


River Flow Rates: Low and crystal clear, visibility 10 ft.


River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.14M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.42M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.58M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.767M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 4.90M, Maitland River (above Wingham) at 9.93M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.278M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.76M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.402M, Credit River at Orangeville 11.198M, Grand River (Doon) 4.047M (below Shand dam) at 1.6M, Rideau River at Ottawa 2.821M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 57.822M


Flyfishing: minnow, red wiggler worms, iso, white dun, and various caddis 

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday September 9, 2015: 6:22 am to 9:38 am (moon overhead) and 6:47 pm to 10:08 pm (moon underneath).


Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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