07/28/12

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.

Hatching:
1.    BWOs
2.    Cream Cahills
3.    Little Yellow Stoneflies (Little Summer Stones)
4.    Slate Drakes
5.    Little Green Stoneflies
6.    Mahogany Duns

Most available/Other types of available food:
7      Sculpin, Minnows (Streamers)
8.     Inch Worms (Moth larva)
9.      Beetles
10.    Grasshoppers
11.    Ants

These are the flies that you need to imitate them (Click on the Flies)
1. Blue-winged Olives (Eastern):
Hook Size  16, 18
Nymphs (use nymph now)
Emergers
Emergers with Trailing Shuck
Duns
Spinners

2. Cream Cahills:
Hook Size 14/16
Nymphs
Emergers
Emergers with Trailing Shuck
Duns
Spinners

3. Little Yellow Stoneflies (Summer Stones):
Hook Size 14
Nymphs
Adults

4. Slate Drakes:
Hook Size 10/12
Nymphs
Spinners

5. Little Green Stoneflies:
Hook Size 16
Nymphs]
Adults

6. Mahogany Duns:
Hook Size 18
Nymphs
Emergers
Emergers with Trailing Shuck
Duns
Spinners

Most available & Other types of available food:

7. Streamers: Especially good in off colored, high water & early/late in the day
Hook Size 6
Brown Sculpin
White Belly Sculpin
Other choice as shown: (Optional)

8. Inch Worm (Moth larvae)
Hook Size 10/12/14

9. Beetles:
Hook Size 16/14

10. Grasshoppers:
Hook Sizes 12 - 4

11. Ants:
Hook Size 16/18


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