Southern Ontario tributary fishing update.

Posted on June 22nd, 2015
Chad caught this steelhead in May 2015 in Hanover, Great fish Chad.
Chad caught this steelhead in May 2015 in Hanover, Great fish Chad.

Wayne Sheridan reports: River levels are back down but still a little higher than normal. Luckily we didn’t see the thunderstorms that were forecast for Father’s Day and it was a beautiful day. On Saturday we dropped by Natural Sports and visited with Italo. He enjoyed the cookies I brought.

Wayne‘s Fishing Tip of the Week: Energy maximization. Fish are resting. Like humans, fish do not feed all the time. They will sit in quiet locations and it will be extremely hard to get them to hit. Always look for them where they can be protected from predators, like undercut banks and deep pools.

River Flow Rates: moderate/high, tea coloured, visibility 4 ft.

River Levels: Saugeen River (above Durham) at 1.204M, Saugeen River (Walkerton) at 9.515M, Saugeen at Port Elgin at 7.818M, Sauble River (Sauble Falls) 0.899M, Sydenham River (Owen Sound) at 4.949M, Maitland River (above Wingham) at 10.188M, French River at Woseley Bay at 187.034M, Bronte Creek near Zimmerman 5.862M, Credit River at Streetsville at 4.609M, Credit River at Orangeville 11.213M, Grand River (Doon) 4.183M (below Shand dam) at 1.724M, Rideau River at Ottawa 3.181M, Ottawa River at Britannia at 58.241M

Flyfishing: minnow, red wiggler worms, grey fox and various caddis

Prime Fishing Times: Saturday June 27, 2015: 9:07 pm to 10:38 pm (moon overhead) and 8:40 am to 10:16 am (moon underneath).

Always Fish Safely

Wayne Sheridan

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