04/17/10

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 Black Winter Stoneflies
4.   LIttle Brown Stoneflies
5.   Quill Gordon mayflies
6.   Blue Quill mayflies
7.   Hendricksons and Red Quills
8.   Little Short Horned Sedges
9.   Little Black (Grannom) caddis
10. American March Brown
11. Cinnamon Sedges
12. Sculpin, baitfish and small crayfish

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 18 and 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 Black Winter Stoneflies:
Hook Size 18
Nymph:
Adults:

4. LIttle Brown Stoneflies:
Hook Size 12/14
Nymph
Adults

5. Quill Gordon mayflies:
Hook Size 12/14
Nymph
Emerging Dun
Dun
Spinner

6. Blue Quill mayflies:
Hook Size 18
Nymph
Dun
Emerger (optional)
Emerger with trailing shuck (optional)
Dun
Spinner

7. Little Black Caddis:
Hook Size 18
Pupa
Adult

8. Hendrickson and Red Quill:
Hook Size 12/14
Nymph
Emerger
Emerger with trailing shuck (male and female)
Dun (male and female_
Spinner (male and female)

9. Little Short Horned Sedges:
Hook Size 20
Pupa
Adult

10. American March Brown:
Hook Size: 10/12
Nymph
Emerger
Emerger with trailing shuch
Dun
Emerger

11. Cinnamon Caddis (Sedge)
Hook Size 16
Larva
Pupa
Adult

10. 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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