10/21/09

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
2.   Midges
3.   Little Yellow Quills
4.   Needle Stoneflies
5.   Crane Flies
6.   Hellgrammite
7.   Streamers - matching sculpin, baitfish and small crawfish
8.   Great Brown Autumn Sedge
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  Midges: Hatching some days in sparse quantities
Hook Size 20/22
Larva:
Pupa:
Adult: Optional

3. Little Yellow Quills:
Hook Size: 16
Nymphs:
Emerger: Optional
Emerger with TS: Optional
Duns:
Spinners:

4. Needle Stoneflies:
Hook Size: 18
Nymphs:
Adults:

5. Craneflies
Hook Size 10

6. Hellgrammite
Hook Size 6

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

8.  Great Brown Autumn Sedge
Hook Size 10
Pupae:
Adults:


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