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Little Juniata River

Little Juniata River Stream Report


Water Level / Clarity: Currently 256 cfs / median is 243 cfs. | Some color

Water Temp: 40's

Fishing Overview

The LJ is at a great level for this time of year. The rain over the weekend has made conditions perfect! Smaller mayflies nymphs, midges, egg patterns and attractors like the Walt's Worm have been hot. Watch for redds and spawning fish through mid-December. Sporadic olives and midges are around, dry fly action has been best in the afternoons when it warms up a bit. Nymph fish the heads of deeper darker runs.


BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-26)

Hot Flies

Egg Patterns (12-18)
Orange Perdigeons (14-18)
Green Case Caddis (12-16)
BH PT Nymph (14-28)
Rubberleg Stone (6-10)
Sexy Walt's Worm (12-18)
Iron Lotus (16-18)
BH Caddis Larva(18-20)
Olive and Black Sculpin Pattens (2-6)
Galloups Sex Dungeon's (2-6)

General Info

Specific Tips

Don't be afraid to cover some water on the LJ. Active fish dont hold in deep, slow water! Fish the runs and riffles. Stones, buggers, and dead drifted streamers could be the ticket.

Little Juniata River Details

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