Little Juniata River, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Little Juniata River, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Dry dropper ( Large Stimulator and Green Weenie) can be a great way to fish the J in these current conditions. Nymphing with the gr weenie and small green caddis larve/small bwo nymphs have been producing fish early and late in the day.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little Juniata River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: The J is flowing at 94 cfs. Average to today is 95 cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 66 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning/evening

Best stretch: From Tyrone to the Junction with the Frankstown Branch

Best access point: Rothrock State Forest, near Barree, PA - Spruce Creek bridge - Route 453 - River Road

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Blue Quills (18-20) Midges in Olive, Black and White (22-28), Ants (12-20), Beetles (14-18)

Fish species: Brown Trout with occassional rainbows

Fishing season: summer

Nearest airport: State College Airport (SCE)

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Little Juniata River Description

The Little Juniata River, a 35 mile tributary of Juniata River, begins humbly in Altoona when several small streams merge. Known locally as the “Little J” or simply the “J,” the river flows northeast from Altoona through the Logan Valley. This part of the river is a freestone fishery for predominantly stocked trout, but that changes quickly when the Little J bends sharply southeast at the town of Tyrone. Below ...

Techniques & Tips

Terrestrial action has been good but nymphing the deepest pools will provide more action.

7-Day Forecast

Please call for the most current weather and water levels. 814-689-3654

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