Jackson River - Above Lake Moomaw, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Jackson River - Above Lake Moomaw, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing is slow. Red eyes will still take a fly
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Jackson River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
The Homestead

Water flow: cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: late morning through 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: fall

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

Standard nymph rigs, as well as streamer patterns are working now. This is a good place to practice new techniques.

7-Day Forecast

Temps range from 50's to mid 60's during the day. Chance of showers.

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