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Saugeen River, ON and area fishing update.

Posted on September 23rd, 2013

Terry McCoy went fishing and caught this nice salmon around 6:30pm in the channel, near the mouth of the Sauble River. It looks like the run up the rivers is now finally starting. Nice fish Terry, congrats.

Wayne Sheridan reports: On Monday,

We went fishing in the upper Saugeen River on Sunday but the river levels ha dropped about 3 ft from the previous weekend and the water was crystal clear. The fish were easily spooked and very cautious.

River Flow Rates: low. Visibility tea coloured, 14ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.161M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.333M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.515M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.731M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 4.883M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 9.921M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.297M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.787M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.457M, Credit River at Orangeville at 11.204M, Grand River (Doon) at 4.092M (below Shand dam) at 1.563M, Rideau River at Ottawa at 2.906M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 57.846M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday September 21st, 2013: 1:06 am to 3:52 am (moon overhead) and 6:58 pm to 10:08 pm (moon underneath).

Flyfishing: Iso, various caddis. Trico, scuds, white dun, red blood worm, crayfish and minnows.  

Great Lakes Fishing: Best bet is Lyman lures, Rapala J13, Storm Hot’N Tot, & Rapala Shad Rap #9 and Rapala spoons.

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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