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Water flow: 150-1500 CFS
Visibility: 24 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: 8am - 4pm
Best stretch: Curtis Switch to Ron Henry park
Best access point: Ron Henry Park
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Caddis, BWOs, terrestrials
Fish species: Rainbow trout, Brown trout
Fishing season: Year round trout fishing
Nearest airport: Chattanooga, TN - Atlanta, GA
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 6 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Intermediate Full Sink Fly Line
The Toccoa River tailrace flows north from Lake Blue Ridge dam in Blue Ridge, GA to Copperhill, TN. The river is about 14 miles long with 4 public access points and two popular float stretches. The Toccoa is considered a small tailrace fishery compared to the other TVA coldwater fisheries in the area. Approximately 35-40 yards wide in most places, it is a small river drift boat experience. much of the river ...
is bordered by private land with limited access. Drift boat fishing is the most productive, especially for larger fish.
Drift boat fly fishing. Nymphs, dry flies and streamers on low water. Streamer fishing for larger trout on higher water.The nymph fishing for larger trout is excellent. Dry dropper rigs are working.
We have begun our spring fishing season here. Consistent flows for drift fishing most days. Streamer fishing for larger trout. Good nymph fishing. Hendricksons and caddis have begun to appear. 4/13/2015