07/19/10

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 Sister Caddisflies (Abrams Creek)
3.    Little Yellow Stoneflies - Summer Stones
4.    Slate Drakes
5.    Little Green Stoneflies
6.    Ants
7.    Inchworms
8.    Beetles
9.    Grasshoppers
10.  Hellgrammite
11.  Cranefly
12.  Sculpin, baitfish and small crayfish (Imitate with streamers)
13.  Cream Cahills

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

1. Blue-winged Olives  Mostly Eastern BWO, Little BWO hatching off and on
Hook Size 18 and 20
Nymph:
Emerger: Optional
Emerger with Trailing Shuck: Optional
Dun:
Spinner:

2. Little Sister Caddisflies: (Abrams Creek)
Hook Size 18
Larva
Pupa
Adult

3. Little Yellow Stoneflies - Summer Stones
Hook Size: 14
Nymph
Adults

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

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

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

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

8. Beetles:
Hook Size: 14, 16

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

10. Helligrammite:
Hook Size: 6
Larvae:

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

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

13. Cream Cahills:
Hook Size 16
Nymphs
Emergers
Emergers with Trailing Shucks
Duns
Spinners

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