South Fork of Shenandoah River, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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South Fork of Shenandoah River, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing South Fork of Shenandoah River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: above average

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Anytime

Best stretch: All stretches are fishing the same.

Best access point: All access points are through the VDGIF designated public boat launches. All boat launches are currently clean and manageable.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Tricos and caddis are around in the mornings and damselflies and dragonflies are still available for fish.

Fish species: Smallmouth Bass, Carp, Musky, Largemouth, Redbreast Sunfish, Rock Bass

Fishing season: March-September for Smallmouth, Carp, and Largemouth, Year-Round Musky

Nearest airport: Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Shenandoah River, South Fork Description

The South Fork of the Shenandoah is one of Virginia's premier smallmouth bass fisheries. This river is very tame with rapids rarely hitting class II or even III. Most of the South Fork can be floated in a tube or canoe. Wading is difficult as there are very deep holes along the river and the only public access is at the VDGIF boat landings. Smallmouth Bass fishing is outstanding from March through September. ...

Techniques & Tips

Weather looks good for some late day topwater fishing this week!

7-Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast Columbus DayPatchy drizzle with a chance of rain. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. TonightAreas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind. TuesdayPatchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Tuesday NightClear, with a low around 43. Calm wind. WednesdaySunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind. Wednesday NightMostly clear, with a low around 48. ThursdaySunny, with a high near 74. Thursday NightA chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%. FridayA chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Friday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 37. SaturdaySunny, with a high near 56. Saturday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 37. SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 60.


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