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Farmington River, Connecticut - Fishing Report -
February
15, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are a little above normal levels. Midges and
winter stoneflies are hatching good. Aquatic worms have been working good.

Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain or snow from Sunday
t
hrough Wednesday, otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will range
from 3
6 to 62 degrees and lows from 22 to 52 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1160 cfs
Level: 6.51 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 39
Clarity: slight stain
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Unionville
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6/8
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa in tandem. Fish the adults when you see
them on the surface.
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are two of the best flies to use for the next few
months. The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka sculpins are good flies to use at this time
of the season.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives and midges are plentiful. Blue-winged olives can
hatch on cloudy, overcast days.
Aquatic worms are working. Great Autumn Brown sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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Fly Fishing Farmington River,
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