Vermilion River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Vermilion River, OH
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Vermilion River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish somewhere else this week. Recent rains have spiked the Vermilion and it is still climbing. It will take a few days for it to drop.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
2 / 3 / 2016
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Vermilion River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: High

Visibility: 6 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 34 Degrees F

Water condition: Muddy

Best time of day to fish: Early Morning - Late Evening

Best stretch: Lower River

Best access point: Metro Parks

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Steelhead

Fishing season: Winter

Nearest airport: Cleveland Airport, Detriot Metro

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Vermilion River Description

The Vermilion River our best Tributary in western Ohio, winds its way through urban areas, rural lanscapes, valleys, and gorges on the way to Lake Erie. The " V" gets excellent returns of Spring run Manistee Strain Steelhead starting in late November.

Due to the managment efforts of the Ohio Division of Wildlife theVermilion River has become a solid spring steelhead fishery. The Vermilion River ...

Techniques & Tips

Target pools with drifted eggs, nymphs, or small streamers. Swinging flies through runs and tailouts can also be productive with warmer temperatures and more active fish.

7-Day Forecast

Flows are too high to fish and will be for the next few days. Watch the flows and forecast before planning your outing.

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