Saugeen River, ON Fishing Report.

Posted on July 16th, 2010

wayne_sheridan_graphicWayne Sheridan reports: The lazy, crazy days of summer are here finally. Due to the warm temperature the past 2 weeks, many of the fish are sluggish and hiding in deep pool and tight to cover, especially bass. Look for deep water and slow presentations for bass during the day. They will hide in the weeds until it cools down. It is a lot of fun to use top water lures near sunset. For trout, the best bet is to hit the water before the sun rises. Once the sun hits the water the fish will shut down and go into hiding.

The USHRA/Saugeen Cedars Family Campground Fishing Tournament will be held September 11, 12, 13th, 2010. Planning has now started, please contact Pat Hawksworth at Saugeen Cedars.

River Flow Rates: low and rising from rain Thursday. Visibility 3ft

Saugeen River (Durham) rising at 1.40M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) rising at 9.5M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) rising at .878M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) down at 5.05M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 10.1M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.6M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman dropping at 5.7M, Credit River at Streetsville steady at 4.4M, Credit River at Orangeville down at 10.5M, Grand River (Doon), down at 4.078M (below Shand dam) at 1.62M, Rideau River at Ottawa down at 2.806M, Ottawa River at Britannia down at 57.7M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday July 17th, 2010:  5:49pm to 7:17pm (moon overhead), 5:14am to 7:02am (moon underneath).

Flyfishing: Hex, iso, caddis, Trios, yellow stonefly, white duns, bloodworms

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