Mossy Creek, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Mossy Creek, Virginia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Tricos in the mornings, dry droppers or streamers in the afternoon hours, look for BWO's in the evening hours with a mix of sulphurs or scattered drakes.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Mossy Creek is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: above average

Visibility: 50 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 58 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: the warmer hours of the day

Best stretch: The closer you are to the main springs the better the fishing

Best access point: There are only 2 public access points: 1 at the Mossy Creek Church, and 1 at the 42/747 bridge.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Tricos in the morning, terrestrials and emerging drakes and sulphurs throughout the day, and spinner fall in the evening hours.

Fish species: Brown Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Mossy Creek Description

Mossy Creek is a peaceful limestone spring creek that meanders from its springhead in the village of Mt Solon about 8 miles to its confluence with the North River. It is similar to Pennsylvania spring creeks with fishable hatches of many species of mayflies and caddis. A four mile section of Mossy is open to the public thanks to an arrangement worked out by the landowners, Trout Unlimited, and The Virginia ...

Techniques & Tips

Bright blue skies will dominate the week. Hit the spring creeks early and late for the best action!

7-Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast TodayShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. TonightShowers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. TuesdayPatchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Tuesday NightMostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. WednesdayMostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 65. ThursdayMostly sunny, with a high near 89. Thursday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 65. FridayA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Friday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 66. SaturdayA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Saturday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 66. SundayA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


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