Jackson River - Above Lake Moomaw, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Jackson River - Above Lake Moomaw, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Trout fishing will slowy decline in productivity however late spring and summer the red eyes will be very aggresive. Red eyes are generally small but put up a great fight, they are not picky and will take just about anything you present.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Jackson River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
The Homestead

Water flow: 150cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 67 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: afternoon

Best stretch: Special Regulation section above Hidden Valley

Best access point: Hidden Valley, Poor Farm

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Rainbow,Brown, Brook Trout

Fishing season: late spring

Nearest airport: Roanoke, Va

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Jackson River, Above Lake Moomaw Description

Flowing south through Bath County the Upper Jackson meanders its way through the George Washington National Forest to its formation of Lake Moomaw by the Gathright Dam. This freestone river offers many fly fishing opportunities within its spring filled waters. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries stock three sections of the upper Jackson six times each annually. There are two put and take sections ...

Techniques & Tips

Swinging soft hackle for trout and smaller wooly buggers for red eye. This is a good place to practice new techniques.

7-Day Forecast

Water is starting to warm up and levels are dropping.

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