Posted: July 2, 2019

Streams south of Portage and Wood county saw quite a bit of rain this week. Water levels are back up and the fishing will slow for a few days. The Hex is in full swing with hatches occurring in Wood, Portage, Adams , Waushara and Waupaca Counties. Even with the high water bugs are still coming off. The challenge is to get to your sport safely. With the recent rains events it may slow things down a bit but fish are looking up and are excited for the biomass. Day time fishing has been productive with larger steamers and nymphs. Caddis and cranes when the sun is out. There are still reports of brown drakes and Sulphur’s pre hex fishing so don’t ignore the smaller flies. A few days without rain should get the systems back to normal summer levels.- Guide Jerry