Root River, Wisconsin Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Root River, Wisconsin Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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See you in the fall
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 11 / 2016
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Root River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: low

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Early Am to Late PM

Best stretch: Lincoln Park and next to Wier Collection Facility

Best access point: Lincoln Park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Lake Run Brown Trout, Steelhead, Pacific Salmon

Fishing season: Spring and fall

Nearest airport: Mitchell International

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Root River Description

Urban river with DNR fish hatchery and egg collection facility. Seasonal runs of salmon, steelhead and brown trout in spring and fall. Dry in summer.

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7-Day Forecast

Run is over see you for the salmon rodeo in the fall.

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