Fishing Outlook & Conditions
North Country Angler's Tip of the Week
Fish streamers on sink tip lines. Higher, cooler water has fish on the move. Don't forget to fish the Ellis River, the Saco River's largest tributary.
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Water Flow Data
5-Day Outlook as of 9/22/21
Transition to streamers is beginning. Use sink tip lines while awaiting hatches. River flows are excellent. Fish will be on the move!
Techniques & Tips as of 9/22/21
Ant hatches in a variety of colors and sizes in the evening. BWO's as well. Don't be afraid the throw a big streamer in deeper waters.
Current Conditions as of 9/22/21Transition to streamers is beginning. Use sink tip lines while awaiting hatches. River flows are excellent. Fish will be on the move!
Local Species Available Late March through mid-October
and Rainbow Trout
|Travis Para Ant||standard||12-14|
|Blue Winged Olive||natural||16-22|
|Quick Sight Foam Ant||tan||14-18|
|Humungous||black or white||10|
|Pheasant Tail Nymphs||natural||16-24|
|Special Klink Duo||natural||12-16|
|Little Brook Trout Bucktail||standard||6-10|
Travis Para Ant
The parachute Para Ant makes prospecting easier too.
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
5-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
WF Trout Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Bank Shot Sink Tip Fly Line