East Fork White Water River, Indiana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Orvis Carmel
Fly Fishing Map of East Fork White Water River, IN
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East Fork White Water River, Indiana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The water level in the tailwater is perfect for wading! We recommend fishing an ant, or a dry/dropper combo! We like a soft hackle for the point fly and prince above. Elk hair Caddis have produced small brown trout!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 19 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing East Fork White Water River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 2.96 FT

Visibility: 28 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 67 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Dam to City Park

Best access point: Fisherman's acess off Hwy 1 or Brookville City Park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Zebra/Midges (White and Black) Sow Bugs/scuds Caddis/Elk Wing Caddis Prince Nymphs Wooly Buggers (white) Parachute Adams

Fish species: Brown and Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

East Fork White Water River Description

Brookville as it is so called, is one of the few trout fisheries in the state of Indiana. While flows fluctuate constantly due to the dam built by the Army Corps of Engineers, you will get into large fish if you know where to look and how to fish it. The state stocks it yearly with Rainbow and Brown Trout, while this is a put and take fishery, most fly fishermen practice catch and release.

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing is always a great technique to use at the tailwater! This time of year, we'll experience sporadic hatches offering up dry fly fishing opportunities. Dont be afraid to try a dry dropper set up!

7-Day Forecast

Summer is here and our daytime temperatures will be warm! Looks like we'll be in the mid 80's for most of the week; only chances for rain are on Tuesday. Go Fish!


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