Wayne Sheridan reports: River levels dropped the past two
weekends to more normal levels. A nice 3lb brown trout was caught Friday night
on a floating fly. My neighbors (Aidan Smyth and Zach Roughley) went fishing
Saturday afternoon and caught a nice 2lb rainbow. They are just now dropping
back down the river; this is about 2 weeks behind normal.
River Flow Rates: moderate/high and rising. Visibility
clearing at 7 ft. tea colored
River Levels: Saugeen River (Durham) rising at 1.230M,
Saugeen River (Walkerton) rising at 9.602M,
Sauble River (Sauble Falls) rising at 1.126M, Sydenham River (Owen
Sound) rising at 5.029M, Maitland River (above Wingham) up at 10.111M, French
River at Woseley Bay at 186.500M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman up at 5.985M,
Credit River at Streetsville up at 4.734M, Credit River at Orangeville down at
10.3M, Grand River (Doon), up at 4.115M (below Shand dam) rising at 1.169M,
Rideau River at Ottawa rising at 2.867M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 58.16M
Prime Fishing Times: Saturday June 25th, 2011: 6:59am to
10:01am (moon overhead).7:24pm to 10:25pm (moon underneath)
Flyfishing: Gray Fox, Sulfur dun, various caddis,
bloodworms, worms and minnows for larger trout. We noticed some white dun’s
near the river Saturday evening.
Great Lakes: Best lures are
purple/black Lyman’s with silver specks and Lucky Strike spoons.
Always Fish Safely
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