Little Pigeon River - Middle and West Prongs, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Little Pigeon River, TN
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Little Pigeon River - Middle and West Prongs, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
When fishing is tough try an ant and high elevation!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little Pigeon River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 200ft

Visibility: 33 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All Day

Best stretch: Upper of West Prong of the Little Pigeon

Best access point: New Found Gap Road

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Yellow Sallys ants beetles hopper

Fish species: Trout

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

Nearest airport: Knoxville (Tyson-McGee Airport)

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 ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish late in the evening with the heat is on!

7-Day Forecast

Tonight Showers. Low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 86. Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 88. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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