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  2. Black Beauty  

  3. Leech  

  4. Top Secret Midge  

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  6. Bling Midge  

  7. Pine Squirrel Leech  

  8. Mercury Midge  

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Mar 05 The Blue Quill Angler

Clarity: Good

14 Day Forecast: Look for sporadic hatches of midges.

Tips and Other Information:

The stretch below Spinney Mountain Reservoir is fishing fair right now. Flows are low and clear, setting the stage for some technical fishing. Anglers should prepare themselves for intermittent hatches of midges. Anglers willing to work hard, cover lots of water, and sight fish, are catching a handful of quality trout, however; but you have to put in some effort to catch the bigger fish right now. There are a lot of little fish to be had right now, as they are eager and opportunistic to take your fly. The river is currently ice free from the dam to the reaches above Eleven Mile Reservoir. Temperatures have been brutally cold in the mornings, especially on clear nights. There is no need to arrive before 10 a.m. , all youll do is get cold. There are already a few lake-run fish entering the system and the river is jam packed people

Effective Patterns: #10 Pine Squirrel Leech, #10 Mayers Mini Leech, #20-22 Red Larva, #22-22 Mercury Blood Midge, #18 Mico Egg, #20 Mayers Tube Midge, #20-22 Mercury Midge, #20-22 Manhattan Midge, #20 Pale Olive Midge Larva, #22-24 Black Beauty, #22-24 Bling Midge, #22-24 Top Secret Midge, #22-24 Minute Midge, #22-24 Jujubee Midge, #22-24 Matts Midge, #22-24 Griffith Gnat, and #24-26 Parachute Adams.

This report was written by The Blue Quill Angler:

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