Saugeen River, ON Fishing Report.

Posted on July 7th, 2010

wayne_sheridan_graphicWayne Sheridan reports: Hot, humid, smoggy weather has settled over southern Ontario. We won’t see a break in the heat until Friday where normal summer temperatures will return. Warmer weather has meant that the fish are holding in deep pools where it is cooler and some have switched to night/early morning feeding. 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: moderate/low and dropping and clearing. Visibility 8ft

Saugeen River (Durham) dropping at 1.27M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) dropping at 9.5M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) dropping at .904M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) dropping at 4.94M, Maitland River (above Wingham) up at 10.6M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.3M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman dropping at 5.3M, Credit River at Streetsville down at 4.4M, Credit River at Orangeville down at 10.5M, Grand River (Doon), up at 4.0M (below Shand dam) at 1.3M, Rideau River at Ottawa down at 2.85M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday July 10th, 2010:  10:25am to 2:01pm (moon overhead), 10:50pm to 2:26am (moon underneath).

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

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