Saco River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Saco River, NH
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Saco River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Closed for season.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
2 / 18 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Saco River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 166in Bartlett 707 in Conway

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 62 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: late morning until dark

Best stretch: Bartlett to Conway

Best access point: First Bridge North Conway, Covered bridge in Conway

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

, BWO's, October Caddis, midges, cream caddis, ants (on warmer days)

Fish species: Brook, Brown, and Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: Closed open 4/1/19 - 9/30/19

Nearest airport: Portland ME

Saco River Description

The Saco River emanates from Saco lake in Crawford notch. From there it flows southeast through the towns of Bartlett, North Conway and Conway before flowing southeast into Fryeburg ME. The river is a freestone mountain stream from Crawford Notch through North Conway. Below there the river slows with sandy stretches and log jams. Throughout it's NH course the river is crystal clear providing excellent dry fly ...

Techniques & Tips

Unfishable due to ice.

7-Day Forecast

Closed for the season.Closed open 4/1/19 - 9/30/19

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