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.    Cinnamon Sedges (Caddisflies) (Abrams Creek)
3.    Green Sedges (Caddisflies)
4.    Little Sister Caddisflies (Abrams Creek)
5.    Eastern Pale Evening Duns
6.    Sulphurs
7.    Little Yellow Stoneflies -Yellow Sallies
8.    Slate Drakes
9.    Light Cahills
10.  Little Green Stoneflies
11.  Golden Stoneflies
12.  Ants
13.  Inchworms
14.  Beetles
15.  Grasshoppers
16.  Hellgrammite
17.  Cranefly
18.  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. Cinnamon Caddis (Sedges):
Hook Size 16
Larva
Pupa
Adult

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. Beetles:
Hook Size: 14, 16

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

16. Helligrammite:
Hook Size: 6
Larvae:

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

18. 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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