This week’s fishing report is from Ron Bierstine from Oak Orchard Tackle and Lodge, January 10, 2019.
Flows in the Oak are still slightly high and a little stained thanks to previous warm temps and a little rain. Worth repeating again that by January standards the flows are great and could draw in some fresh steelhead at anytime. Visibility is about 1 – 2 ft. Flows should hang in – give or take – in the short term at least through the weekend and going not much lower then medium.
Fishing pressure is real light and there are no serious icing conditions yet, even on the downstream froggy water. The forecast through the weekend is seasonable and looking clear through the beginning part of next week. The latest snow accumulation was a little bit of Lake Effect Snow of about 2 – 3 inches.
The other area smaller tributaries have medium flows and dirty water color. Cold weather should be dropping and clearing the smaller waterways and some icing conditions will probably come on even as the fishable water conditions may improve.
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