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
Flows are hanging around 115cfs this morning. That's a pretty nice flow. The fish are podded up in the slower water and this flow should have a little current moving through that good winter holding water. Rain is on the way so expect a bump in flows but for now it looks good.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Davidson River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
David Hise
Brown Hobson

Water flow:

Visibility: 35 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: afternoon

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:

Eggs Worms Baitfish Midges

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Charlotte, Asheville, Greenville/Spartanburg

Person Fishing in a stream

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, streamer

7-Day Forecast

Rain in the forecast for the next few days. Could get some good streamer conditions


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