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Water flow: Normal
Visibility: 60 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: mid day, evening
Best stretch: Buller Fish Hatchery and up river (upper regions)
Best access point: Buller Dam parking Lot
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Sulpher and nymph dropper rigs. BWO's on overcast day's.
Fish species: Trout
Fishing season: year round
Nearest airport: Tri Cities Regional Airport
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 7' 6" 4 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip Fly Line
The South Fork of the Holston is a fairly small river located in SWVA. It is home of the Virginia State record brown trout of over 15lbs. This river has a lot of Spring Fed influence which makes it a super trout fishery. On one section of the South Fork you might fish for rainbows in a fast riffle or go upriver and find Browns sipping on midges while the stream meanders through a meadow. This will be the coolest ...
flowing water in the summer and warmest flowing water in the winter; great fishing year round!
The South Fork is a great river with many opportunities to fish different techniques. Nymphs, dries, streams the choice is yours. A hopper dropper rig is very effective for this stretch.
Good fishing, but still dealing with low water. A side note, be aware that hunting season is in, when you're in the woods wear blaze orange. If you have any questions, buzz me at the shop or shoot me an email. 276-466-8988, firstname.lastname@example.org