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Saugeen River, ON fishing update.

Posted on November 9th, 2013

Dave Morgan was fishing on the French River this summer and hooked into this beautiful pickerel. That is a real nice fish Dave!

Wayne Sheridan reports. The heavy rains this past weekend, is causing the river levels to rise again. The river levels this Fall have remained the highest we have seen in over 20 years. Some rivers are un-fishable right now. The rain has drawn the rainbow and steelhead into the rivers on the Grey-Bruce. It will be a great time to check out the fish. Unfortunately the temperatures are quickly dropping, so watch for snow squalls coming off the Great Lakes.

River Flow Rates: high fall levels. Visibility tea coloured, 3ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.595M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 10.745M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 9.122M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 1.606M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 5.404M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 10.66M, French River at Woseley Bay at 187.485M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 6.003M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.647M, Credit River at Orangeville at 11.226M, Grand River (Doon) at 4.471M (below Shand dam) at 2.285M, Rideau River at Ottawa at 3.038M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 58.763M

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday November 16, 2013: 10:05 pm to 1:15 am (moon overhead) and 9:46 am to 12:46 pm (moon underneath).

Flyfishing: Red blood worm, crayfish, spawn, and minnows.

Great Lakes Fishing: Best bet is Lyman lures, Rapala J13, Storm Hot’N Tot, & Rapala Shad Rap #9 and Rapala spoons.

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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