9/23/13

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.    Slate Drake
2.    Little Yellow Stoneflies
3.    Needle Stoneflies
4.    Mahogany Duns
5.    Little Yellow Quills
6.    Great Autumn Brown Sedge
7.    Blue-winged Olives

Most available/Other types of available food:
8.   Sculpin, Minnows (Streamers)
9.   Grasshoppers
10. Ants
11. Beetles
12. Craneflies

These are the flies that you need to imitate them (Click on the Flies)
1. Slate Drakes
Hook Size 10/12
nymphs
spinners

2. Little  Yellow Stoneflies:
Hook Size 14
nymph
adults

3. Needle Stoneflies:
Hook Size 16/18
nymphs
adults


4. Mahogany duns:
Hook Size 18
nymphs
emergers
duns
spinners

5. Little Yellow Quills:
Hook Size 16
nymphs
emergers
duns
spinners

6. Great Autumn Brown Sedge:
Hook Size 10
larva
pupa

7. Blue-winged Olives:
Hook Size 20,18, 16
nymphs
emergers
duns
spinners

Most available & Other types of available food:
8. Sculpins: 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)

9.  Grasshoppers
Hook Size 4/6/8/10/12

10. Ants
Hook Size 16/18

11. Beetles
Hook Size 14/16

12. Craneflies:
Hook Size 10
nymphs
adults

Copyright 2013 James Marsh