08/03/09

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 or larva.

1.   Blue-winged Olives
- mostly Little BWO - Isolated hatches
2.   Mahogany Duns
3.   Midges - hatching in isolated locations
4.   Little Yellow Stoneflies - hatching (Little Summer Stones)
5.   Slate Drakes - hatching
6.   Cream Cahills - hatching in Isolated locations
7.   Beetles
8.   Grasshoppers
9.   Ants
10. Inch Worms
11. Crane Flies
12. Helligramite
13. Streamers - matching sculpin, baitfish and small crawfish

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

1. Blue-winged Olives  Different species, mostly Little BWO hatching off and on
Hook Size 20
Nymph:
Emerger: Optional
Emerger with Trailing Shuck: Optional
Dun:
Spinner:

2. Mahogany Duns
Hook Size 18
Nymph:
Emerger: Optional
Emerger with Trailing Shuck: Optional
Dun:
Spinner:

3 Midges: Hatching some days in sparse quantities
Hook Size 20/22
Larva:
Pupa:
Adult: Optional

4. Little Yellow Stoneflies (Yellow Sallys)
Hook Size: 14
Nymphs:
Adults:

5. Slate Drakes - hatching
Hook Size: 10/12
Nymphs:
Spinners:

6. Cream Cahill:
Hook Size: 14 and 16
Nymphs:
Emerger: Optional
Emerger with TS: Optional
Duns:
Spinners:

7. Beetles:
Hook Size: 14/16

8: Grass Hoppers
Hook Size: 4/6/8/10/12

9. Ants
Hook Size 16/18

10. Inch Worms
Hook Size 10, 12, 14

11. Craneflies
Hook Size 10

12. Hellgrammite
Hook Size 6

13. Streamers: Always available and especially good in off colored, high water
Hook Size 6
Brown Sculpin
White Belly Sculpin
Other choice as shown: (Optional)






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