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Stream Conditions, Trout Report

Appalachian & Allegheny Mountains
Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah Valley
Trout and Smallmouth Bass
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November 7, 2017 

Water levels Spring influenced: streambed coverage 70%
Water Levels Spring Creek - streambed coverage 5%
Stream Temperatures - spread from 46-50 degrees

Extremely Light - 1% weekday
Extremely Light - 2% weekend

Extremely Light - 3% weekday
Extremely Light - 30 % weekend

Technique for Wild and Special Regulation Areas:  BD Nymphs from 10am to 2pm in sunny spots. 

Special Regulation Specific: Jackson River (Bath County), Buffalo Creek (Rockbridge County), Smith Creek (Clifton Forge)  

For background information on Mossy Creek, click HERE.  

Forest Road Access to Trout Streams - All FS roads are currently clear.

Bass Report returns in late-spring 2018

Water levels: streambed coverage 100%
Stream Temperatures - spread from 78-80 degrees
Water Clarity: Moderate

Light - 25% weekday
Heavy - 70% weekend

Moderate - 50% weekday
Very Heavy - 100 % weekend

Success: Where water levels are normal and mostly clear a variety of species are hitting very well on most anything you throw. Here in the summer it is best to fish late-evening or early-morning leaving the mid-day sun and heat for other activities.


Report Coverage Region: The above report covers the following areas: 

Shenandoah National Park: From Afton to the Rapidan and Staunton Rivers. Counties include Madison, Greene, Albemarle, Rockingham and Augusta. Cities/Towns include Madison, Stanardsville, Wolftown, Ruckersville, Graves Mill, Criglersville, Charlottesville, Swift Run, McGaheysville, Harrisonburg and Waynesboro. 

Appalachian, Allegheny, Shenandoah and Great/Big North Mountains: Counties include Augusta, Rockingham, Highland, Bath, Allegheny, Rockbridge, Nelson and Botetourt. Cities/Towns include Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg, Wintergreen, Lexington, Buena Vista, Clifton Forge, Covington, Monterey, Warm Springs, Hot Springs and Natural Bridge plus the numerous small communities around these cities/towns.

Blue Ridge Parkway: From Afton Mountain Entrance to just beyond Arcadia and Buchanan. Counties include Augusta, Nelson, Rockbridge and Botetourt. Points of Interest include Humpback Rock, Wintergreen, Upper St. Mary's Wilderness Area, White Rock Gap Run and falls, Montibello, Whetstone Ridge, Irish Creek, Brown's Run, Yankee Horse Cascades and Otter Creek. Communities include Montibello, Buena Vista, Arcadia and Buchanan.

For a MAP of the above fishing and stream report, as well as where we Guide, click here.


Virginia Fly Fishing OR Hiking in Virginia, whether on land or in water, let us plan your trip. A Shenandoah Valley Naturalist Experience. 
Servicing Staunton, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Lexington, Waynesboro, and the surrounding counties.
Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, George Washington National Forest
Mossy Creek, Jackson River, Buffalo Creek, St. Mary's, Ramsey Draft, Rose River
North River, Buffalo Creek, Back Creek, South River, Conway
Little North Mountain Wildlife Management Area
Goshen Wildlife Management Area

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