Youghiogheny Fishing Report

Well, it has been a bit of a rough fishing season here in Ohiopyle due to the nearly 10 inches of rain that fell from early June to Mid-July.  The Youghiogheny was over 4 feet on the Ohiopyle gauge for almost a full month, near...

Yough River hatches are happening March Browns and Green Drakes can be found throughout the waters of Ohiopyle State Park. At this moment, May 21st, the March Browns are the most plentiful bug we are seeing.  Large numbers of them, and they are really large bugs....

Hatchings in the Laurel Highlands If you haven't gotten out for some fly fishing in Ohiopyle yet this season, NOW is the time! The Caddisflies are 'a hatchin! Black caddis and tan caddis are here and, with them, come the fish! Check out this cloud that nabbed me...

GREEN DRAKES are here!! They have been seen sparsely for about 5 days. In general, they tend to be first spotted on Meadow Run and Beaver Creek, where water temperatures are higher.On the Youghiogheny, they will be first seen on the Loop, the 1.5 miles...

  Ohiopyle fishing comes to life for the season  Hatches on the Yough had roared to life finally with the lifting temperatures both air and water,,,, then we took another week hiatus. The rain of last week elevated the Youghiogheny River level to over 3 feet on...

Ohiopyle is starting to see regular hatch activity. Water temperatures are approaching normal for the time of year, and river fluctuations are lessening.  About 2 weeks ago the first Grannom Caddis were seen taking flight from the Youghiogheny.   If you are fortunate enough to...

Ohiopyle and our fly fishing folk have been suffering from this interminable winter just like the rest of the east coast.  Last week we saw snow 2 days and a low temperature of 23 degrees,  but….. Spring is finally here and it is a wondrously complex...