Conneaut Creek, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Conneaut Creek, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Sight fish for cruising smallmouth and carp.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 13 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Conneaut Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 13

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 76 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning and evening

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

Best access point: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Portals/9/pdf/conneaut.pdf

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Baitfish are the primary thing to imitate on this stream. Look for silver or white streamer patterns with a bit of flash. Best flies are around 3 inches long.

Fish species: Smallmouth

Fishing season: Summer

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

Strip streamers though runs and pools. Target structure and throw top water flies in lower light conditions.

7-Day Forecast

Rain is in the forecast for this week. Anywhere above 100 CFS will be too muddy to fish.

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