Cumberland River, Kentucky Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Cumberland River, Kentucky Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Streamers are where it's at during the one generator flows.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
5 / 25 / 2017
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Cumberland River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 25000 CFS

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning

Best stretch: Any area with low water

Best access point: Public access points below Wolf Creek Dam

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midge patterns fished below larger nymph patterns beneath an indicator. Streamers during high water fished on a sinking line. Dry flies.

Fish species: Rainbow, Brown, and Brook trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Bluegrass International Airport, Lexington KY

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Techniques & Tips

Princes, zebra midges, hare's ears, pheasant tails, etc. fished on or near bottom. There is some dry fly action. Use caddis or may flies. Black and white buggers are producing lots of brookies and rainbows

7-Day Forecast

We finally have good flows for float and wade fishing. Get out there!

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