Grand River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Grand River, OH
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Grand River, Ohio Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The flows are down, water is clearing. Enjoy the summer and fish if possible.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 15 / 2019
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Grand River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 174

Visibility: 20 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 79 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Late morning/Early afternoon

Best stretch: Kiwanis Park to 20

Best access point: Lake Metroparks Public Access Points

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Smallmouth Bass

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Cleveland Airport, Erie International

Grand River Description

The Grand River has over 50 miles of fishable water, which winds its way through urban areas, rural lanscapes, valleys, and gorges Ohio. The " Grand" gets excellent returns of both Fall Pennsylvania strain steelhead and Spring run Manistee Strain Steelhead.

Due to the managment efforts of the Ohio Division of Wildlife the Grand River has become a solid steelhead fishery, with great public access, ...

Techniques & Tips

Look for slower deeper pools with structure and fish crayfish or streamer patterns. Swing or strip streamers through pools and runs to get into some smallmouth bass.

7-Day Forecast

We are looking good for the next week, get out if possible and look for some of those smallmouth bass.Keep an eye on USGS gauges after rain events.

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