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Lessons for Tailwater Flow Watching

December 30, 2021

I stumbled on this article, linked below, on how big browns react to the variable flows typical of tailwaters like our Grand River. Fly fisherman are wise to monitor river flows and adjust their strategies accordingly. On the Upper Grand, river flows are published live by the GRCA and can be viewed here.

Another handy way to monitor stream flows is to add an app to your smartphone such as River App, then select the rivers you wish to monitor.

Here’s the link to the full article from Hatch Magazine on strategies for clear versus high water conditions and how to adjust your strategies, particularly your retrieve. The Season opens in just four months from now! Tight lines.

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