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Yough river, Fayette County August 5th

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Well I headed out yesterday with a buddy of mine around 9 starting right above Ohiopyle. We had success the whole day, which was great, but a lot of action came from trout that were 6-10 inches. I, however, caught 4 all over 14 inches with one around 16 and they were all rainbows. Also, I landed 2 smallmouth one of which was 3 inches and the other a little bigger at 13 inches. Most fish were caught ripping a size 4 crayfish pattern through runs, riffles, and a patch of pocket water. the rest came on a combination of soft hackle hairs ears and copper johns trailed behind the crayfish. My buddy caught 4 fish, all dinks one little generic nymphs, but he's fairly new to flyfishing so he was thrilled. One of the fish that i caught hit the crayfish as soon as it hit the water, literally jumping out of the water in the process. Hopefully I will be back in a few days to rip a few more lips.

Posted on: 2010/8/6 18:35


Re: Yough river, Fayette County August 5th

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Nice to hear the river is fishing well. Nothing like having a fish explode on a streamer as it hits the water...

Posted on: 2010/8/6 21:54


Re: Yough river, Fayette County August 5th

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Sid,

The crayfish pattern has worked well for me all season...wise choice on the fly selection...keep working the river..

Posted on: 2010/8/7 7:57
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Re: Yough river, Fayette County August 5th

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yeah honestly I was very impressed with my day, every time I fish it I catch more fish and am closer to cracking the patterns. I love the Yough!

Posted on: 2010/8/7 11:15
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