TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions

Latest Fishing Report

Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 10/20/2018

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: LJ is in great shape, flows are fantastic for this time of year.

Stream Level: The Little J is running at 335 cfs, norm today is 97 cfs.

Water Temp: high 50's

Clarity: Green

Fishing Overview: Fishing nymphs and streamers has been producing. Fish have started spawning so use caution not to intrude. Don't target spawning fish! Also, pick up your trash!!!!!!!!

Specifics and Tips: Try golden stoneflies, walts and small threadbodied mayfly imitations. Streamers have been moving some nice fish in this high water.

Hatches: October Caddis (12-14)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
ISO (8-10)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-26)

Hot Patterns: ISO Emerger (10-12)
Elk Hair Caddis Tan (12-16)
TCO CDC Tan caddis (14-16)
Film Critic BWO(18-20)
Green/Olive Bird of Prey Caddis(14-18)
Dirty Bird Olive (12-16)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
GB Hares Ear (14-18)
BH Pheasant Tail (14-18)
Olive Slumpbuster (6-10)
Green Weenie (12-16)
Sunken ant (12-16)

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Conservation Note: ANGLERS VISITING OUR AREA: Specifically those of you who just fished the Delaware River (or other streams in the NY Catskill Region), the Farmington in Connecticut, or Maryland's Gunpowder River, Please clean your boots and waders with a diluted bleach solution OR hot water(must be over 140 degrees f) and laundry detergent - It must soak for at least 30 minutes to be effective. DIDYMO has been identified in these watersheds. Another option is to purchase a second pair of boots and waders to wear only in infected waters. It's the only sure way not to spread DIDYMO. Please be responsible - Don't spread DIDYMO TO Central Pennsylvania!

Click here to learn more about DIDYMO. This is a real threat to the quality of our fly fishing!

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