Flambeau River, Wisconsin Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Flambeau River, WI
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Flambeau River, Wisconsin Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Target structure if the water levels are low. Use topwater to target the banks.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Flambeau River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Great Northern Fly Fishing

Water flow: 2300

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 75 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Fishing can be good all day.

Best stretch: Nine mile put in to Flaters Resort at the confluence of the Chippewa river.

Best access point: Any landing along the way offers excellent fishing

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Smallmouth bass, Musky

Fishing season: May 5th until November 30th

Nearest airport: Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA)

Flambeau River Description

The Flambeau river is a truly wild northern Wisconsin river and has some of the best smallmouth bass and musky fishing around. Lined by dense forests the river is target rich with the many rocks and down trees. You have the potential of catching a fish of a lifetime on every cast. While on the river you have an opportunity of seeing some of the abundant wildlife such as river otters, eagles, deer and black ...

Techniques & Tips

Topwater or a minnow pattern fished fast.

7-Day Forecast

Look for fish to hold in slack water. Water is getting warm and the topwater bite will increase.


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