Davidson River, North Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Davidson River, North Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Water levels are great. We didnt get much rain at all. Just enough to bump flows a little. I'd say the next couple days should be really good. You will probably need a nymph rig to get flies down. Am hatches will be varied but present
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Davidson River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
David Hise
Brown Hobson

Water flow:

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 66 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning and last light

Best stretch: The Main River from the national forest boundary to Looking Glass Creek, the hachery is not producing as many fish as the lower river is

Best access point: Any of the pull offs along hwy 270

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges Crane flies Beetles Caddis

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Charlotte, Asheville, Greenville/Spartanburg

Davidson River Description

The catch and release regulated section of the Davidson River is known, to many anglers, as one of the top fly fishing rivers on the east coast. This is due, in part, to its excellent population of large trout and regularly occurring hatches throughout the year. In fact, there is a potpourri of aquatic insects evident at all times. The browns, rainbows, and brook char all take advantage of these insects; however, ...

Techniques & Tips

nymph, dry dropper, dry

7-Day Forecast

Next 7 days should be very good. Flows are great.

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