• Nicholas Raftas

Stream Report Lehigh River 03/15/2021

Water flow: 1,100 cfs Visibility: 25 inches Water temperature at mid-day: 37 degrees farenheit Water condition: Slightly Turbid Best time of day to fish: 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM Best stretch: Downriver of White Haven to Slatington Fly fishing hatches in order of importance: Little Black and Little Brown Stoneflies sizes 16-18 and Blue Winged Olives Sizes 18-20

Fish species: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Allentown and Philadelphia

Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot

Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4x Tippet

Best fly fishing rod: 9 Foot 5 Weight

Best floating fly line: Weight Forward Floating Line

Best sinking fly line: Orvis Bank Shot Sinking Line

Weather Forecast: 7-Day Forecast for Latitude 40.84°N and Longitude 75.72°W (Elev. 600 ft) (weather.gov)








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