Saugeen River, ON tributary update.

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Wayne Sheridan reports: Warm weather this week has made ice fishing and travelling on lakes very hazardous, We would recommend staying off lakes until we have had a good cold snap.

Every year Wiarton Willie makes his prediction and he says late Spring. Brennan, our chipmunk, predicts an early Spring. Brennan has only been wrong once in 16 years.

River Flow Rates: High and ice covered in spots, mud coloured, visibility 1 ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 2.146M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.951M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 9.904M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 1.338M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 5.247M, Maitland River (above Wingham) at 10.312M, French River at Woseley Bay at 187.788M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 6.264M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.511M, Credit River at Orangeville 11.218M, Grand River (Doon) 4.193M (below Shand dam) at 1.597M, Rideau River at Ottawa 3.182M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 58.785M

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Flyfishing: minnow streamers, red wiggler worms, roe imitation, single salmon egg pattern, wholly buggers,

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday Feb 6, 2016: 10:02 am to 11:18 am (moon overhead) and 10:27 pm to 11:43 pm (moon underneath).

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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