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Mossy Creek, Virginia - Fishing Report - October 24, 2016
The weather is going to be much cooler. I don't think the Tricos will be around much
longer, if any. Little Blue-winged olives will be hatching, especially if the sky is cloudy or
overcast. Brown trout are in the pre-spawn stage.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
 There is a chance of rain on Thursday, otherwise clear for the next week. Highs will
range from 57 to 67 and lows from 33 to 44.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 53
Clarity: Clear
Level: Normal
Blue-winged Olives, size 20 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Scuds: 14
Sowbugs: 16
Green Sedge, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, size 8, 10, 12,
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The stream is full of small BWOs nymphs and the trout are still focusing on them.
Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are great flies to use
during fall and winter months. So is the Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin
You can't go wrong fishing an imitation of a scud or sowbug.
Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Terrestrial insects like Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and Grasshoppers will
start becoming important later this month.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
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 (
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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