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Stream: Big Spring

Date of Update: 8/12/2022

Author: TCO Boiling Springs Staff

Highlight: Another typical late summer day - hot with a chance of afternoon boomers. As usual, terrestrials are the way to go on top with cressbugs producing subsurface.

Stream Level: steady

Water Temp: 56 degrees

Clarity: clear

Fishing Overview: Terrestrials are the ticket this time of year. Any fly that's black and about a size 12-14 will imitate an ant, beetle, or cricket. We're seeing quite a few caddis in the evening.

Specifics and Tips: Drifting sow bugs in the water column in the channels between beds of cress should produce some action. Don't hesitate to use a large ant pattern on top. Drift them under overhanging vegetation. Caddis are a good bet in the evening.

Hatches: Cress Bugs sz. 12-18
Sculpin 10-14
Ant sz. 12-16


Hot Patterns: Cress Bugs - sz. 12-18
Red Zebra Midges - sz. 18-20


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