06/02/10

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.    Little Short Horned Sedges
3.    American March Browns
4.    Cinnamon Sedges (Caddisflies) (Abrams Creek)
5.    Green Sedges (Caddisflies)
6.    Little Sister Caddisflies (Abrams Creek)
7.    Pale Evening Duns
8.    Sulphur Duns
9.    Little Yellow Stoneflies (Yellow Sallies)
10.  Slate Drakes
11.  Giant Stoneflies
12.  Light Cahills
13.  Little Green Stoneflies
14.  Golden Stoneflies
15.  Ants
16.  Inchworms
17. Beetles
18. Grasshoppers
19. Helligrammite
20. Cranefly
21. Sculpin, baitfish and small crayfish (Imitate with streamers)


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. Little Short Horned Sedges (Caddisflies):
Hook Size 20
Pupa
Adult

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

4. Cinnamon Caddis (Sedges):
Hook Size 16
Larva
Pupa
Adult

5. Green Sedges (Caddisflies):
Hook Size 14/16
Larva
Pupa
Adult

6. Little Sister Caddisflies:
Hook Size 18
Larva
Pupa
Adult

7. Eastern Pale Evening Duns:
Hook Size: 14
Nymph
Emerger
Emerger with Trailing Shuck
Dun
Spinner

8. Sulphur Duns:
Hook Size: 16, 18
Nymph
Emerger
Emerger with Trailing Shuck
Dun
Spinner

9. Little Yellow Stoneflies (Yellow Sallies)
Hook Size: 14
Nymph
Adults

10. Slate Drakes
Hook Size: 10, 12
Nymph
Spinner

11. Giant Stoneflies:
Hook Size: 4/6
Nymph
Adults

11. LIght Cahill:
Hook Size: 14/16
Nymph:
Emerger
Emerger with Trailing Shuck
Dun
Spinner

12. Little Green Stoneflies:
Hook Size: 16
Nymph:
Adult:

13. Golden Stoneflies:
Hook Size: 10, 12
Nymph:
Adult:

14. Ants:
Hook Size: 14, 16, 18

15. Inchworms (Moth Larva):
Hook Size: 10, 12, 14

16. Beetles:
Hook Size: 14, 16

17. Grasshoppers:
Hook Size: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12

18. Helligrammite:
Hook Size: 6
Larvae:

19. Craneflies:
Hook Size:
Larvae: 10
Adults: 10

20. 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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