6/25/13

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.

Hatching:
1.    BWOs (eastern bwo's)
2.    Cream Cahills
3.    Cinnamon Sedges (mostly Abrams but some in all streams)
4.    Little Yellow Stoneflies
5.    Golden Stoneflies
6.    Slate Drakes
7.    Little Green Stoneflies
Most available/Other types of available food:
8.   Sculpin, Minnows (Streamers)
9.   Inch Worms
10. Grasshoppers
11. Ants
12. Beetles

These are the flies that you need to imitate them (Click on the Flies)
1. Blue-winged Olives
Hook Size  14, 16
Nymphs
Emergers
Duns
Spinners

2. Cream Cahills
Hook Size 14/16
Nymphs
Emergers
Duns'
Spinners

3. Cinnamon Sedges (mostly Abrams but some in most streams)
Hook Size 16
Larva
Pupa
Adults

4. Little Yellow Stoneflies:
Hook Size 14
Nymphs
Adults

5. Golden Stoneflies
nymphs
adults

6. Slate Drakes
nymphs
spinners

7. Little Green Stoneflies
nymph
adults

Most available & Other types of available food:

8. 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)

9. Inch Worms:
10/12/14

10. Grasshoppers
4/6/8/10/12

11. Ants
16/18

12. Beetles
14/16


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