Saugeen River, ON fishing update.

Posted on May 27th, 2014

Wayne Sheridan reports: After a cool long weekend, a high pressure system has stabilized the weather for this week and it will slowly warm up during the week. River levels are now dropping after the heavy rains from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week. Water temperatures are still very cold, so respect the water. Everything is still about 2-3 weeks behind normal.

River Flow Rates: High, fast, cold, tea coloured, visibility 6 ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.396M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 10.354M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 8.684M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 1.356M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 5.284M, Maitland River (above Wingham) down at 10.402M, French River at Woseley Bay at 187.789M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 6.57M, Credit River at Streetsville at not available, Credit River at Orangeville 11.28M, Grand River (Doon) at 4.26M (below Shand dam) at 1.729M, Rideau River at Ottawa 2.77M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 59.401M

Flyfishing: Various caddis, Hend. Bloodworm, roe imitation, minnow.

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday May 24, 2014: 8:31 am to 11:07 am (moon overhead) and 8:56 pm to 11:32 pm (moon underneath).

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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