Fishing Report -  West Branch Ausable River, New York
July
23, 2017
The stream levels are back down to normal levels and the water clear. We received
three good reports from customers this past couple of days. There are still a lot of
insects hatching. Tricos and Slate drakes are large hatches but there are others.
Terrestrial imitations are also working.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the coming week
but Wednesday.
. Highs will range from 60 to 75 and lows from 52 to 60 degrees.



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
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva pupa and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Light Cahills, size 16/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, nymphs and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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.
Blue-winged olives are hatching
Slate Drakes are hatching.
T
ricos are hatching.
Light Cahills are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are starting to hatch. Giant Black stoneflies are hatching. Golden
stoneflies are hatching.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials are working, Carpenter ants, Japanese Beetles and hoppers.
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.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
Priority Mail.  
Recommended Tackle & Gear
Fly Line:
4, 5 or 6 weight
Leaders:
Dry fly: 9 &12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Tippets:
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Streamer 0-2X
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or
Ultimate Six
Fly Reels:
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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Rate: 375 cf
Level: 1.73 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 58
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Ausable Forks
Fly Fishing West Branch
Ausable River, New York:
A description of the West Branch Ausable
River, Guide to fly fishing West Branch
Ausable River, West Branch Ausable River
fly fishing strategies, and much more
National Weather Service