TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions


Latest Fishing Report


Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 8/1/2021

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: LJ is at an average level for the summer. Small nymphs, weenies, and ants should move some fish. Fish early in the morning or late in the day. Watch those temps and use a thermometer! More Rain is welcome.

Stream Level: LJ is running at 87 cfs, median is 110 cfs

Water Temp: low 60's, higher in afternoon use a thermometer.

Clarity: Clear

Fishing Overview: Early and late in day have been best. Check your temps and don't fish if the water is over 67 degrees!

Specifics and Tips: Terrestrials (ants, beetles, inchworm patterns) have been productive.

Hatches: BWO (18-22)
Tan Caddis (18-20)
ISO (10-12)
Trico (18-24)
Midges (20-26)


Hot Patterns: ISO (10-12)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
BWO Dark (18-20)
BH PT Nymph (14-28)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
Sexy Walt's Worm (12-18)
Frenchie(14-18)
Iron Lotus (16-18)
BH Caddis Larva(18-20)
Olive and Black Sculpin Pattens (2-6)
Galloups Sex Dungeon's (2-6)


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Conservation Note: ANGLERS VISITING OUR AREA: Specifically those of you who just fished the Delaware River (or other streams in the NY Catskill Region), the Farmington in Connecticut, or Maryland's Gunpowder River, Please clean your boots and waders with a diluted bleach solution OR hot water(must be over 140 degrees f) and laundry detergent - It must soak for at least 30 minutes to be effective. DIDYMO has been identified in these watersheds. Another option is to purchase a second pair of boots and waders to wear only in infected waters. It's the only sure way not to spread DIDYMO. Please be responsible - Don't spread DIDYMO TO Central Pennsylvania!

Click here to learn more about DIDYMO. This is a real threat to the quality of our fly fishing!


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