Holiday Report

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Synopsis Fishing has been good lately due to the relatively warm temperatures and the recent cloud cover. Midges and Baetis are primary hatches on all of our local streams. Most of the surface activity will occur around mid-day. If you aren’t seeing anything on top, don’t hesitate to try nymphs or streamer patters on stout leaders. Also, for any of your last minute holiday tackle needs, Silver Creek Outfitters will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Silver Creek Sparse dry fly activity is present in the early afternoon on the Preserve and lower waters of … Read More

Falling Leaves, Rising Trout

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Synopsis With the fall colors upon us, now is one of our favorite times to hit the local waters. When fishing, remember to stay simple and cover water. One fish here may not eat what another fish there will. Spread yourself out and find fresh fish. Keep a watchful eye for natural insects, but do not be afraid to use attractors. With winter on the stoop, trout are trying to fatten up, but after being targets for fisherman all summer, they’ll be wary. Accurate but delicate presentations and discreet water selections will most translate to success. Also, don’t forget to … Read More

Fun in the Fall

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Synopsis True autumn weather is upon us. Colder days, rain and snow are in the forecast and that means a serious end to the majority of our local hatches. The good news is, the fish are still eager to fatten up for the winter so they are going to eat when the opportunity presents itself. Midges, Baetis and Mahogany Duns are present on area waters and although they are going away and the hatch windows will be shorter, there is still plenty of opportunity to catch fish. Silver Creek The Mahogany Dun has been one key to catching some nice … Read More

Bring Your Jacket

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Synopsis Beautiful fall days look to be descending upon on us for the next week or so. Day time highs reaching the mid 70’s will mean the best fishing will be found in the afternoons and early evening. Morning anglers will find some fish, but the heat of the day is really going to turn the bugs on. Silver Creek The Creek is still producing, especially with the Callibaetis, but the windows keep getting smaller and smaller. Mornings are brisk and cool with some surface activity taking place, but the late morning to early evenings seem to be the best … Read More

A Look at Autumn Waters

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Synopsis Last weeks report dealt with the types of insects one can expect to see in abundance over the next few weeks. In keeping with this theme of what one may find on the river, this week we will look at water types and general fish behavior for the fall months. Duration With all our area waters beginning to pick up in the catch rate category, it is time to get serious. The fall can be some of the season’s best fishing, but it is also the shortest window of opportunity left in the year. Starting with the time of … Read More