Lack of rain hasn’t impacted New River fishing

It’s been weeks since West Virginia saw any measurable rainfall. Tributaries and creeks are running as low as most have ever seen them. The state is in desperate need of several days of soaking rainfall. However, those conditions have not caused a negative impact on fishing on West Virginia’s New River.

During a recent float trip down the river from Thayer to Stonecliff, with the West Virginia Experience, the fishing may have been the best in recent memory.  Over the course of the almost 10 hour trip more than 100 smallmouth bass and red-eye were caught.

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