Root River, South Fork, Minnesota Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Root River, South Fork, Minnesota Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Throw big stuff with some movement.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 16 / 2018
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Root River, South Fork is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Driftless Fly Shop

Water flow: High

Visibility: 3 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: mid day

Best stretch: WMA to bridge at Choice

Best access point: Choice-Million dollar bridge

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Bead head nymphs-streamers-some midges on warmer days. Some Caddis hatching now

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Open for catch and release 2018

Nearest airport: Rochester, Mn

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

South Fork Root River Description

The South Fork of The Root River will be closed to fishing after October 15th until January 1, 2016.

Techniques & Tips

Go deep in pools and slow drift. .Dead drift upstream with dries when fish are rising

7-Day Forecast

The South Fork should clear in the headwaters in a few days.

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