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Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 7/4/2022

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: LJ is low and clear. Bring a thermometer if you plan on fishing the little J! Terrestrial season is here, get those ants, beetles and greenie weenies dusted off. Find the shallow fast stuff and the shade lines. Carry a thermometer and PAY ATTENTION TO WATER TEMPS.

Stream Level: LJ is 97 cfs, median is 144 cfs

Water Temp: 60's. Be mindful of temps on hot days

Clarity: some color

Fishing Overview: Tan caddis, Cahills, ISO's, and olives are bringing fish to surface when they hatch. Nymphing has produced consistently throughout the day.

Specifics and Tips: Nymph early, and hatches just before dark so stay late.

Hatches: ISO (10-12)
Blue Quill (18-20)
Yellow Sally (14)
Golden Stone (8-10)
Tan Caddis (16-18)
Black Caddis (18-20)
BWO (20-24)
Midges (20-26)

Hot Patterns: ISO (10-12)
CDC Tan Caddis (14-16)
Orange Perdigeons (14-18)
Greenie Weenie (12-14)
Sunken Ant (12-16)
BH PT Nymph (14-28)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
Sexy Walt's Worm (12-18)
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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