Grand Lake Stream, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Grand Lake Stream, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Historically low flows have created problems for fish and anglers alike. Most fish will be in the upper river in the deepest water. Hatchery, Bridge. Focus your efforts in those areas.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Grand Lake Stream is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: minimum flow

Visibility: 50 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Anytime

Best stretch: Lower river

Best access point: dam pool

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis BWO Sulfer Hendrickson Stone Yellow Sally

Fish species: Brook trout, landlocked salmon, smallmouth bass

Fishing season: April 1 - October 20 4/1/2019

Nearest airport: Bangor International - Commercial / Princeton - Private Planes

Grand Lake Stream Description

Roughly 3 miles of river, Grand Lake Stream is home to one of the original four strains of landlocked salmon in the lower 48. Its gin-clear waters flow from West Grand Lake in eastern Maine, southeast into Big Lake and on toward the St. Croix River on the boarder of New Brunswick. Grand Lake Stream has been a destination for fly anglers since the mid 1800’s and has been FFO water since 1903. The Stream consists ...

Techniques & Tips

6x and size 20 nymphs might buy you a salmon.

7-Day Forecast

Fishing is pretty much done for adult salmon. Still some fish in the river but with low water and warm temp, the fish are pretty tough until last light. Upper pools are the only shot for good fish.


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