TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions

Latest Fishing Report

Stream: Valley Creek

Date of Update: 6/23/2020

Author: TCO Haverford Staff

Highlight: Fish are rising but they can be picky with all the pressure. Drag free drifts are key, drop down to 6 or even 7x tippet if you are getting refusals. Water temps have been good in the morning but warm up quickly in the afternoon.

Stream Level: 22 CFS

Water Temp: Mid 60's

Clarity: Clear

Fishing Overview: Midges, small caddis, and terrestrials have been working well

Specifics and Tips: Keep a low profile and work your way upstream. Long leaders and 6x will be your best bet if you're casting to rising fish.

Hatches: Blue Wing Olives (16-20)
Midges (18-24)
Tan Caddis (16-20)
Gray Caddis (16-20)
Ants (16-20)

Hot Patterns: Zebra Midges 18-22
Pheasant Tails 16-22
Caddis larva 16-20
Ants (16-20)
Beetles (12-16)
BWO Comparaduns 18-22
Scuds 16-18
CDC Pop Emerger 16-20
Parachute Adams 16-20
Slump Buster 6-8
Rainbow Warrior 16-20

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