Root River, South Fork, Minnesota Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Root River, South Fork, Minnesota Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Opens for catch and release and harvest downstream of the Million Dollar Bridge (Hwy 12) Be aware of COVID-19 restrictions. Stay Safe!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 6 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Root River, South Fork is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Driftless Fly Shop

Water flow: medium

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: morning or evening

Best stretch: WMA to bridge at Choice

Best access point: Choice-Million dollar bridge

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Open season for 2020

Nearest airport: Rochester, Mn

South Fork Root River Description

The South Fork of The Root River will be closed to fishing after October 15th until January 1, 2016.

Techniques & Tips

Streamers and small nymphs deep. Sulphurs, Light Hendricksons, beetles and BWOs for risers. Caddis hatches reported

7-Day Forecast

Looking good-slight stain


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