Conneaut Creek, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Orvis Westlake
Fly Fishing Map of Conneaut Creek, OH
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Conneaut Creek, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Running at 186 right now. Keep an eye on the gauge. If we get more rain mid week it could shut it down..
Fishing Report Last Updated:
6 / 12 / 2019
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Conneaut Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 135

Visibility: 18 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 65 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Morning and evening

Best stretch: Near rt 20 is a good bet right now.

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Baitfish, stoneflies, and egg patterns.

Fish species: Smallmouth Bass

Fishing season: Spring

Nearest airport: Erie International and Cleveland Airport

Conneaut Creek Description

Conneaut Creek is a larger version of Pennsylvania's Elk Creek which winds its way through urban areas, rural lanscapes, valleys, and gorges in both the states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. The " Conny" gets excellent returns of both Fall Pennsylvania strain steelhead and Spring run Manistee Strain Steelhead.

Due to the managment efforts of both the PA Fish and Boat Commission and the Ohio Division ...

Techniques & Tips

Swinging and stripping sculpin, leech, or baitfish patterns. Crayfish patterns are also a good bet

7-Day Forecast

Keep an eye on the gauges if Conneaut isn't fishing something within a short drive should be! Smallmouth fishing has been good.

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