Fishing Report - West Branch Ausable River, New York
January 22, 2017
The river is in good shape but cold. Midges and Winter stoneflies are hatching.
There are some Black Flies as well. Fish the Black fly pupa and larva in tandem like
you do the midges. There is a lot of rain and snow in the forecast this coming week
and condition won't be great.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain and snow everyday for the
next week. Highs will range from 33 to 38 and lows from 25 to 31 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges:Cream size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
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.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies are hatching.
Midges are hatching and will become more and more important as the water temperature drops.
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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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