Saranac River, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Saranac River, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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We will begin updating our fishing reports again April 1st 2017, in the meantime you will find the best opportunity's for fishing close to the mouth of the river for Landlocked Salmon.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Saranac River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
(Ken Kalil) Kalil's Upstate Outfitters

Water flow: Medium/ lots of ice

Visibility: 32 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 35 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid day

Best stretch: Catch and release areas, special regulations sections

Best access point: Rt 3

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Blue wing olive Isonychia Tan & grey caddis Yellow stones Hoppers Ants

Fish species: Trout,salmon,steelhead,bass,pike, walleye, and many other species

Fishing season: Catch & release areas all year/April 1 - October 15 (Prime: May 5 - October 10)

Nearest airport: Lake Clear 20 miles Albany 2 1/2 hrs Burlington 2 1/2 hrs

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Saranac River Description

With two catch, and release areas, plenty of public access, multiple special regulations sections, the Saranac has no lack of angling opportunities. Spoken of in many classic pieces of angling literature dating back to the early 1900's, the Saranac receives little mention today. Often referred to as the little brother to the Ausable. This could not be further from the truth. The Saranac is a mighty river with ...

Techniques & Tips

Swinging streamers or nymphs very deep with a upstream strip at the end of the swing and also dead drifted nymph fished on the bottom in catch & release areas.

7-Day Forecast

Showers as the week moves ahead with very cool evenings and daytime air temps in the mid 50s through the rest of the week.

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