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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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Understand a river’s flow to catch more fish

Rivers tend to have a lengthier list of factors that will affect fishing than do their lake counterparts. (Photo courtesy of Turk Gierke)

Rivers are seen by many anglers as mysterious and complicated places to fish – especially, where to find fish. They’re quite different from lakes. And if you tally the factors or conditions that affect rivers but don’t affect lakes, I would say yes, rivers certainly are more complex in character.
First, what are the differences? For one thing, flow – the moving water. Other river conditions include variable water level, water clarity changes within the system after heavy rains – or greater clarity because of a lack of water and sediment input.
Flow is a primary consideration because it’s a constant on a river. Let’s focus on how to go with the flow while river fishing.

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