TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions


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Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 10/30/2020

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: We got some rain finally. Levels are up but will drop fast, better than nothing... Fish are spawning, please be mindful of redds and DO NOT target actively spawning fish.

Stream Level: LJ is running 326 cfs and rising, median is 112 cfs

Water Temp: 50s

Clarity: some color

Fishing Overview: Look for fish to be spread out.

Specifics and Tips: Longer leaders and smaller patterns have been best. Nymphing has been most consistent but there are a handful of caddis and olives around if you want to look for rising fish towards dark. Streamers are moving fish as well.

Hatches: Tan/Brown Caddis (12-16)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-26)


Hot Patterns: Tan Caddis (12-18)
BWO CDC No Hackle Dun (20-22)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
Sexy Walt's Worm (12-18)
Frenchie(14-18)
Iron Lotus (16-18)
BH Caddis Larva(18-20)
Olive and Black Sculpin Pattens (2-6)
Galloups Sex Dungeon's (2-6)


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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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