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Stream: Little Juniata

Date of Update: 11/16/2018

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: Blown out. Weathers looking lousy the next few day, water temps will drop with melt and levels will bump again.

Stream Level: The Little J is running at 819 cfs, norm today is 169 cfs.

Water Temp: low 50's

Clarity: Up and off color.

Fishing Overview: Fishing will most likely be very unproductive with all this snow melt . Fish have started spawning so use caution not to intrude. Don't target spawning fish!

Specifics and Tips: Try golden stoneflies, walts and small threadbodied mayfly imitations. Streamers have been moving some nice fish in this high water.

Hatches: October Caddis (12-14)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
ISO (8-10)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-26)


Hot Patterns: Elk Hair Caddis Brown (12-16)
TCO CDC Tan caddis (14-16)
Film Critic BWO(18-20)
Green/Olive Bird of Prey Caddis(14-18)
Dirty Bird Amber(12-16)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
GB Hares Ear (14-18)
BH Pheasant Tail (14-18)
Olive Slumpbuster (6-10)
Green Weenie (12-16)
Sunken ant (12-16)


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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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