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 along with Hex's starting in the next few weeks.
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: 63 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

Recent rains have kept water flow at great levels for this time of year. Hopper dropper rigs all day have been working. Trico hatches are thick in the early morning hours and the BWO hatch in the evening has been good most days.

7-Day Forecast

Detailed Forecast This AfternoonIsolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. TonightPartly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph. TuesdayA chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tuesday NightScattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. WednesdayA chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Wednesday NightA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. ThursdayA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Thursday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 64. FridayMostly sunny, with a high near 86. Friday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 64. SaturdayMostly sunny, with a high near 87. Saturday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 66. SundayA chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


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