Water flow: 90cfs
Visibility: 40 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Mid morning through afternoon
Best stretch: On the upper strecthes the summer growth can be combersome, prepare to do some trail blazing. All of the small streams are fishing well, the conditions are perfect.
Best access point: Explore any of the areas right off the main road through the both the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Smokie as well as the side trails. The Wilson CReek area can get confusing so be sure to come by the shop and pick up a map.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Mayflies Caddis Black Stones Yellow Stones Midges
Fish species: Trout
Fishing season: Spring
Nearest airport: Charlotte, NC , Johnson City, TN
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 7' 3 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Dry and Dropper rigs are working best
The weather this week will be mostly sunny, with cold mornings warming slightly during the day. This is a great time to do some small stream fishing. However, water levels are extremely low due to an unprecedented lack of rain.