Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Is it wrong that I can't wait for the fall stockies to return

DitchSeptember 14th, 2010, 7:48 am
Fuquay-Varina NC

Posts: 36
it has been a long Hot summer in Va and less than a month till they start stocking
There are no bad fishing days.
SlateDrake9September 14th, 2010, 9:38 am
Potter County, PA

Posts: 144
Not at all. In my neck of the woods the summer heat decimated the trout populations in many streams. A lot of our streams saw the 80's. The trout that did survive haven't repopulated the stream from the thermal refuge areas yet either, and water temps have been decent in a lot of the smaller streams for a few weeks now, but still very, very low. Not the worse I've seen, but may be there in a few weeks if we don't get A LOT of rain over several days.

We need some hurricanes and heavy tropical storms to move into Pennsylvania. I'm praying this isn't going to be one of those years where we don't get any, like it was in '06 or '07 when the streams were almost entirely dried up through most of November.
Fishing with bait is like swearing in church.
-- Slate Drake

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Kish creek
In Fishing Reports by Clmingo
5Sep 2, 2010
by Martinlf
Re: 80 degree aquatic insect tank?
In General Discussion by Jjlyon01
2Nov 17, 2008
by Troutnut
Re: Darn Ithaca rain -- just my luck!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
4Aug 22, 2006
by Pramster
Re: Trout response to rising hot and dry years
In General Discussion by Shawnny3
2Sep 3, 2008
by Jjlyon01
Re: crane fly?
In Tipulidae Crane Fly Adult by Manny
6Jun 10, 2007
by Invicta
Re: Helicopsychidae (Snail Case-Maker Caddisfly)
In the Photography Board by Witmergreen
1Mar 29, 2009
by Taxon
Re: Cinygma mayflies
In the Mayfly Genus Cinygma by Bnewell
2Jul 20, 2011
by Entoman
Re: a recent foray into the land of dry flies and wild trout
In General Discussion by Crepuscular
3Jun 17, 2017
by JohnR
Re: underwater photos
In the Mayfly Species Ephemerella subvaria by Martinlf
4Apr 21, 2007
by PeterO
Re: Emergence period of green drakes
In the Mayfly Species Ephemera guttulata by Beardius
5Dec 5, 2008
by Beardius
Most Recent Posts
Re: Fishing Kupa River, Slovenia
In Fishing Reports by Slocum (Fish1 replied)
Re: Sage rod
In Gear Talk by Rtturnings
Isoperla marmorata and Taenionema pacificum
In the Identify This! Board by Millcreek
Re: nice creatures
In Rhyacophila fuscula Caddisfly Larva by Avinaash (Taxon replied)
Re: Quick evening trip to the mountains
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Lumberyard replied)
Re: Soft Hackles
In Fly Tying by OldHasBeen (Wbranch replied)
Re: What kind of aquatic bug is this?
In the Identify This! Board by Ihunta
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut (Wbranch replied)
Re: Realism or Impressionism?
In Fly Tying by Summer_doug (Jmd123 replied)
3rd Annual Salmonfly Festival - West Yellowstone
In General Discussion by Wiflyfisher