07/21/11

Flies Needed "Now" for Fishing the Smokies for Trout

These are the Insects and other food the trout may be eating and what you should be imitating. It
also
includes those insects that are getting close to hatching because those are the ones you
should be imitating with a nymph.

1.    Blue-winged Olives (Little Eastern BWOs)
2.    Little Sister Caddis (mostly Abrams Creek)
3.    Cream Cahills
4.    Little Yellow Stoneflies (Little Summer Stones)
5.    Little Green Stoneflies
6.    Slate Drakes
7. .  Streamers (Sculpin, Minnows)
8.    Inch Worms
9.    Grasshoppers
10.  Ants
11.  Beetles

These are the flies that you need to imitate them (Click on the Flies)

1. Blue-winged Olives (Little):  (different little BWO species hatching off and on)
Hook Size 18/20
Nymph:
Emerger:
Dun:
Spinner:

2. Little Sister Caddis (mostly Abrams Creek but small hatches in other streams)
Hook Size 18
Larva
Pupa
Adult

3. Cream Cahills:
Hook Size 16
Nymph
Emerger
Dun
Spinner

4. LIttle Green Stoneflies:
Hook Size  16
Nymph
Adult

5. Little Yellow Stoneflies:
Hook Size 14
Nymph
Adult

6. Slate Drakes:
Hook Size 10/12
Nymph
Spinner
7. Streamers: Especially good in off colored, high water & early/late in the day
Hook Size 6
Brown Sculpin
White Belly Sculpin
Other choice as shown: (Optional)

8. Inch Worms
Hook Size 10/12/14
Inch Worm (Moth Larva)

9. Grasshoppers
Hook Size 4/6/8/10/12
Hopper

10. Ants
Hook Size 16/18
Ants

11. Beetles
Hook Size 14/16
Beetles


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