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Whitewater this weekend

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Planning on hitting whitewater sat morn early. Any current reports or tips? Any hatches I should be aware of? Or should I stick to nymphs and terestrials? Either way it should feel good to stick my legs in that nice cold water after this horribly hot and sticky week.

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It'll be a hot and sticky weekend, too. Even with your legs in the water, you'll want to take it easy out in the sunshine with highs in the 90s. The heat index on Sunday will be around 105-108deg.

With that said, you'll certainly have ample opportunity to catch fish. You'll probably do better early in the AM and around dusk. There isn't much hatching right now. There might be a trico or two coming off early in the morning...it's getting to that time of the year. In this summer warmth, I've done well on PT nymphs, hare's ears, princes, scuds, and the black wet fly. Have some terrestrials handy...ants, crickets, madame x type stuff. A friend of mine caught a nice brown on the madame x last weekend (although I can't vouch for it myself).

Make sure you have plenty of water with you.

Good luck this weekend, and let us know how it goes for you!

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Thanks for the info...not much too report because I stayed out too late fri night..ended up running into someone I knew in high school 14 years ago...blah blah blah. Anyways a buddy of mine went down there and had zilch to report. He's a beginner fly angler...even more beginner than me grin.gif They only fished for about an hour than decided to just relaxe and cool off in the nice cold waters. So better luck next time.

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