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Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 12/11/2018

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: Back in action on the J. Levels are reasonable and color is good. Get some before it get blown out again...

Stream Level: The Little J is running at 489 cfs, norm today is 263 cfs.

Water Temp: 40 at best now.

Clarity: green

Fishing Overview: Lj coming into shape, fishable but be cautious..Change tactics. Fish deeper pools with some flow mid day. Try bigger flies fished under an indicator.

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

Hatches: Midges (20-26)

Hot Patterns: Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
GB Hares Ear (14-18)
Walt's Worm (12-18)
Frenchie(14-18)
Double Bead Stonefly (8-12)
Juju Baetis (18-22)
Olive Slumpbuster (6-10)
Olive and Black Sculpin Pattens (2-4")


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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!

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