Little Pigeon River - Middle and West Prongs, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Little Pigeon River - Middle and West Prongs, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little Pigeon River is currently Hot!

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: moderate 100cfs

Visibility: 45 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid Day to afternoon

Best stretch: lower elevation from park boundry to chimney picnic area

Best access point: quiet walkways

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

BWOs Blue Quills Quill Gordon March Browns Stonefly Caddis

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round (Prime: May 1 - October 1)

Nearest airport: Knoxville (Tyson-McGee Airport)

Person Fishing in a stream

Little Pigeon River Description

The Middle and West Prongs of the Little Pigeon River each begin in the higher elevations and lush rhododendron thickets of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Near the headwaters, small plunge pools in these freestone streams hold lively populations of native brook trout that eagerly take well-presented flies. The Middle Prong begins near Ramsey Cascades and gains significant flowage with the introduction ...

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7-Day Forecast

This AfternoonSunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph. TonightA slight chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. WednesdayShowers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 69. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Wednesday NightShowers likely, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. ThursdayPatchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Thursday NightWidespread frost after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. FridayWidespread frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Friday NightAreas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 30. SaturdayAreas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 63. Saturday NightMostly clear, with a low around 39. SundaySunny, with a high near 69. Sunday NightMostly clear, with a low around 43. MondaySunny, with a high near 74.


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