Elk River - Upper Elk River, West Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Elk River, WV
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Elk River - Upper Elk River, West Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Brown trout are in pre-spawn mode
Fishing Report Last Updated:
10 / 5 / 2015
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Elk River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Elk River Guide Service

Water flow: low

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 59 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: evening

Best stretch: Slatyfork portion of Elk River C&R area

Best access point: Slatyfork parking area

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

October Caddis

Fish species: Brown and Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Lewisburg , Wv , Clarksburg, WV

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

Elk River Description

Slatyfork portion of Elk River near the Elk River Inn. This is the headwater portion of the river below the junction of Big Spring, Slatyfork and Old Field. This stream is underlain with limestone and the resultant alkalinity provides an abundance of insects. Known to the locals as Slatyfork, it is actually the same river as the one at Elk Springs. These upper reaches are usually less than twenty feet wide ...

Techniques & Tips

hit the banks with terrestrials all day or hang around until dark to see what may happen

7-Day Forecast

Sunny and 70 all week. Last weeks rain helped

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