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Saugeen River, ON and area fishing update.

Posted on August 13th, 2014

20140710_202737Wayne Sheridan reports: With the recent rains, river levels are still higher than the normal low summer levels. This actually benefits the production of trout and other fish, as does the cooler summer. We went fishing and caught this nice rainbow trout. Bottom bouncing a worm is still working on catching these fish. My niece Mallory went fishing near Kingston a couple of weeks ago and caught 2 nice lake trout.

River Flow Rates: Moderate, tan coloured, visibility 7 ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.179M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.493M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.602M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.778M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 4.924M, Maitland River (above Wingham) at 9.978M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.595M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.963M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.701M, Credit River at Orangeville 11.56M, Grand River (Doon) at 4.136M (below Shand dam) at 1.678M, Rideau River at Ottawa 2.896M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 57.868M

Flyfishing: Various caddis, white dun, stonefly, Iso, Trico, blood worms, minnow imitations.  

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday July 19, 2014: 4:38 am to 7:38 am (moon overhead) and 5:03 pm to 8:03 pm (moon underneath).

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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