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Saugeen River, ON fishing update.

Posted on June 8th, 2016

Wayne Reports. River levels have dropped to summer levels the past few weekends and fishing has been a challenge for many. Best times for fishing is early morning and late evening. As soon as the sun shines on the river, the trout head down deep and shut down. Water temperatures have risen quickly with the hot weather. We needed that rain on Sunday and Monday.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.242M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.655M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.81M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.938, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 5.001M, Maitland River (above Wingham) at 10.029M, French River at Woseley Bay at 186.727M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.853M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.521M, Credit River at Orangeville 11.236M, Grand River (Doon) 4.86M (below Shand dam) at 1.594M, Rideau River at Ottawa 2.75M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 58.452M

Flyfishing: minnow, red wiggler worms, Gray fox, sulphur dun, green drake, hex, iso and various caddis

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday June 11, 2016: 5:46 pm to 8:19 pm (moon overhead) and 5:23 am to 8:05 am (moon underneath).

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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