Saugeen River, ON fishing update.

Posted on July 30th, 2012

[nggallery id=754]Wayne Sheridan reports: River levels are still very low but we finally got some rain on the Saugeen River on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Best time for trout fishing will be right at sunset and sunrise. Our friend Hailey caught her first fish while fishing on the Grand River near Kitchener. She had lots of fun fishing and caught and released this nice bass. Congrats Hailey.

River Flow Rates: low. Visibility clear 10ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) rising at 1.178M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.2M, Saugeen at Port Elgin down at 7.373M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) stable at 0.72M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) down at 4.855M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 9.811M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.257M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman up 5.756M, Credit River at Streetsville down at 4.405M, Credit River at Orangeville down at 11.196M, Grand River (Doon), down at 4.03M (below Shand dam) up at 1.63M, Rideau River at Ottawa up at 2.528M, Ottawa River at Britannia down at 57.57M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday July 28th, 2012: 9:00 pm to 9:58 pm (moon overhead) and 8:21 am to 9:27 am (moon underneath). Moonrise 4:20 pm. Moonset 1:40 am.

Flyfishing: Sulfur dun, green drake, iso, caddis, red blood worm, crayfish and minnow.

Great Lakes Fishing: Trout and salmon are presently in the 100ft depth and below. Best bet is Lyman lures, monkey puke and herring colours. Use smaller lures that will imitate the smaller baitfish. Use Lucky Strike lures.

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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