Freestone Rivers of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Freestone Rivers of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Report Last Updated:
2 / 12 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Freestone Rivers of the Yorkshire Dales is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Medium

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Afternoon

Best stretch:

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midge Large Dark Olive

Fish species: Brown Trout & Grayling rivers, Brown Trout & Rainbow Trout stillwaters

Fishing season: Trout 25th March - 30th September, Grayling 16th June - 14th March

Nearest airport: Manchester and Leeds/Bradford

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Freestone Rivers of the Yorkshire Dales Description

The freestone rivers of the Yorkshire Dales offer outstanding opportunities for the fly fisher and are equally as important as their southern cousins the Test and Itchen in history of fly fishing. The limestone Rivers Wharfe, Ure and Aire are the most famous but the Swale, Nidd and upper Ribble also provide excellent fly fishing. The techniques and flies used for “North Country Spider” fishing were largely ...

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7-Day Forecast

Good. The brown trout season is now closed but fishing for grayling continues until 14th March 2018.

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