Fishing Report - West Branch Ausable River, New York
May 16, 2018
The water levels are down and in good shape. There are several insects hatching.
Hendricksons and Red Quills are hatching. American March Browns are hatching.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain on Saturday and Sunday,
otherwise clear for the next week. Highs will range from 61 to 72 and lows from 37 to
Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Quill Gordons, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Blue Quills, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Hendricksons/Red Quills, size 12/14, nymphs,emergers, duns and
American March Browns, size 10/12/ nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly sculpin are great flies for the entire fall and winter seasons.
The Olive Matuka Sculpin and Black Matuka Sculpin are good flies to use at this time.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching
Blue Quills are hatching.
Quill Gordons should start soon.
Little Black Caddis should start soon.
Hendricksons and Red Quills are hatching.
American March Browns are hatching.
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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 &12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
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