Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Kalil's Upstate Outfitters's Tip of the Week
STREAMERS FISHED VERY DEEP AND SLOW IN BIG POOLS BASS AND PIKE FISHING CAN BE A GREAT OPTION IN THIS RIVER SYSTEM.
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Water Flow Data
Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby(Ken Kalil) Kalil's Upstate Outfitters
5-Day Outlook as of 3/13/23
Daytime low in the teens, evening lows in the single digits, sun, clouds ,snow through the week.
Techniques & Tips as of 3/13/23
Stonefly nymphs fished very deep.
Local Species Available Catch & release areas all year/April 1 - October 15 (Prime: May 5 - October 10)
and many other species
Kalil's Upstate Outfitters's Recommended Fly Patterns
"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:
|Cone Head Marabou Muddler||White||8|
|Bead Head Giant Stone||Gold||6|
|Foam Park Hopper||Light||10|
|Bead Head Rubber-Legged Pheasant Tail||N/A||12|
|Golden stonefly nymphhh||N/A||10|
|Travis Para Ant||N/A||10|
|Isonychia nymph & dry||N/A||12|
|Black Ghost Streamer||N/A||8|
Cone Head Marabou Muddler
This muddler fly works well in big rivers and fast streams.
Kalil's Upstate Outfitters's Recommended Gear
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
5-Weight 8' 6" Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
WF Trout Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Class V Sink Tip Fly Line