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
Warm water opportunities are heating up but lake run smallies heading back to the lake up.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 13 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Conneaut Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 80

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 75 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 and sculpin patterns are the primary forage to imitate on this river. Stoneflies, woolly buggers, and egg patterns are great when nymphing.

Fish species: Smallmouth & Carp

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

Swinging and stripping sculpin, leech, or baitfish patterns near structure is your best bet!

7-Day Forecast

Creek is very low but the rain this past weekend cooled things off. Should fish well this week.


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