09/18/11

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 BWOs)
2.    Mahogany Duns
3.    Little Yellow Quills (
Heptagenia Group)
4.    Little Yellow Stoneflies
5.    Needle Stoneflies
6.    Slate Drakes
7. .  Streamers (Sculpin, Minnows)
8.    Grasshoppers
9.    Ants (including Flying Ants)
10.  Beetles
11.  Craneflies
12.  Great Brown Autumn Sedge


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. Mahogany Duns
Hook Size 18
Nymph
Emerger
Dun
Spinner

3. Little Yellow Quills
Hook Size 16
Nymph
Emerger
Dun
Spinner

4. Little Yellow Stoneflies:
Hook Size 14
Nymph
Adult

5. Needle Stoneflies:
Hook Size 18
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. Grasshoppers
Hook Size 4/6/8/10/12
Hopper

9. Ants
Hook Size 16/18
Ants

10. Beetles
Hook Size 14/16
Beetles

11. Craneflies
Hook Size 10
Larvae
Adults

12. Great Autumn Brown Sedge
Hook Size 10
Larvae
Adults


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