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Saugeen River, ON and area fishing update.

Posted on October 7th, 2013
Liam was fishing Lake Erie near Normondale (between Turkey Point and Port Dover) in a kayak, To his dad’s surprise he hooked into this big pike. It was a real challenge to keep his kayak steady, enough to fight the fish, and not tip over. But he fought it and fought it and finally landed this beauty. Congrats Liam. We know who the real fisherman is in your family!

Wayne Sheridan reports: The very heavy rains this weekend, is causing the river levels to rise. This has drawn the salmon and steelhead into the rivers on the Grey-Bruce. It will be a great time to check out the fish and the fall colours on the trees for the next couple of weeks.  The salmon are also going up the Credit, Humber, Bronte, and other rivers, take the kids out for a nature hike. Check for them in deep pools that offer shade.

River Flow Rates: normal fall levels. Visibility tea coloured, 9ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.257M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.541M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.644M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.725M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 4.932M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 10.005M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.777M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.843M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.516M, Credit River at Orangeville at not available, Grand River (Doon) at 4.2M (below Shand dam) at 1.799M, Rideau River at Ottawa at 3.125M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 57.957M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday October 12, 2013: 7:23 pm to 8:49 pm (moon overhead) and 6:57 am to 8:13 am (moon underneath).

Flyfishing: Red blood worm, crayfish, spawn, 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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