February 28 2022
On Sunday we had scattered lake effect snow showers along with windy conditions and the temperature reached near 30 degrees. Over the weekend we didn't speak with many anglers, but the few anglers we spoke with had some success in the upper end of ther vier between Altmar and Pineville. Last night the temperature dropped back down into the single digits and despite having sunny conditions today the temperature will struggle to reach out of the teens. The water release at the dam is expected to be lowered as of this morning.
Streamers: Egg sucking leeches in black or purple, size 8. Beadhead woolly buggers in black, olive, orange, red, size 6. Fishskull zonkers in black, olive, white, grizzly size 8.
Nymphs: Copper John's size 10, Prince nymph size 10, Rusher nymphs in blue, purple, chart, pink, size 10. Steelhead hammer in blue, pink, red, black, size 12. Rubber legged stones in black, olive, brown size 8. Rubber legged Kaufman stones in black or golden size 8.
Egg patterns: Steelie omelets in cerise, chart, peach, size 10. Steak-n-eggs in pink, orange, size 10. Estaz eggs in blue, pink, chart, purple, white, size 10. Sucker spawn in oregon cheese, blue, pink, chart, white, size 6.