TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions

Latest Fishing Report

Stream: Valley Creek

Date of Update: 10/13/2018

Author: TCO Bryn Mawr Staff

Highlight: Valley is holding steady at slightly above average flows for this time of year.

Stream Level: 39 cfs

Water Temp: Low 60's

Clarity: Clear

Fishing Overview: Caddis and midges are making up the majority of the available food right now. BWOs will still hatch on the right day with some cloud cover. Small streamers will work well in the higher flows.

Specifics and Tips: Keep a low profile and work your way upstream. Long leaders and 6x will be your best bet if you're casting to rising fish. While fish will certainly eat some bigger terrestrials, smaller flies usual produce more consistent action.

Hatches: Caddis (16-20)
Blue Wing Olives (18-24)
Midges (18-24)
Assorted Terrestrials (12-18)

Hot Patterns: Parachute Ant 14-18
Zebra Midges 18-22
Pheasant Tails 16-22
Caddis larva 16-20
BWO Comparaduns 18-22
Scuds 16-20
CDC Pop Emerger 16-20
Parachute Adams 16-20

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