Chagrin River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Chagrin River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fish eggs, nymphs, and small streamers through runs and pools.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
1 / 17 / 2017
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Chagrin River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Fair

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 36 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Mid-Day

Best stretch: North Chagrin Reservation to the Lake

Best access point: North Chagrin Reservation

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Steelhead

Fishing season: Winter

Nearest airport: Cleveland Hopkins Int'l airport (CLE), Cleveland-Akron-Canton (CAK)

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Chagrin River Description

The Chagrin is a medium-sized river with moderate gradient, easily waded by fly fishers. It originates in Geauga County and ultimately winds its way north, entering Lake Erie at Eastlake, OH. It is one of only five Lake Erie tributaries in Ohio that receive annual stockings of steelhead from the ODNR, and provides anglers with exceptional steelhead fishing opportunities from October through April most years.

Steelhead ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish the seams of riffles and runs, look for structure. Stop in to Orvis Westlake for tips!

7-Day Forecast

We had a small window to get out and fish after the large amounts of rain last week. Recent rains have left rivers on the rise. Watch flows before planning your outing

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