Rivanna River: Fly Fishing Reports
August 13, 2018
Water flow: 538 CFS at the Palmyra Gauge.
Visibility: 48 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 80 Degrees F
Water condition: Stained
Best time of day to fish: Mid morning and early afternoon
Best stretch: Riverview Park
Best access point: All Public Ramps and acess areas. In the city of Charlottesville go to Darden Towe and Riverside Park.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance: Cray fish and bait fish.
Fish species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing season: Open Year Round (Guiding offered May-October)
Nearest airport: Charlottesville/Albemarle
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 2X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 7 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Big Bug Warm Water WF Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line