TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions

Latest Fishing Report

Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 5/29/2023

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: LJ is in great shape for fishing but very low again. Sulphers are cranking, stay until dark.

Stream Level: LJ is 133 cfs, median is 321 cfs

Water Temp: low 60's

Clarity: clear

Fishing Overview: Sulphers are popping, look for the hatch to be mid to late afternoon on cloudy days, towards evening on sunny days. Caddis and BWO are mixed in.

Specifics and Tips: Most fish will feed heaviest in the riffles and faster water. Best dry fly action will be at dusk.

Hatches: Sulphur (14-16)
BWO (18-22)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
Black Caddis (16-18)
Crane Fly (12-14)
Midges (20-26)

Hot Patterns: Sulphur Patterns (14-16)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
BWO Parachute (18-22)
Orange Perdigeons (14-18)
Peeping caddis(12-16)
BH PT Nymph (14-28)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
Sexy Walt's Worm (12-18)
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!

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