Small Streams in Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Small Streams in Blue Ridge Mountains, NC
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Small Streams in Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The water is starting to fall off and has a great "tea" color to it. That means a nymph rig with some midges and a big bead head pheasant tail should do the trick.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Small Streams in Blue Ridge Mountains is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Foscoe Fishing Company
Brown Hobson

Water flow:

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 68 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Morning

Best stretch: On the upper stretches the summer growth can be cumbersome, prepare to do some trail blazing. All of the small streams are fishing well despite the warmer weather.

Best access point: Explore any of the areas right off the main road through the both the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Smoky as well as the side trails. The Wilson Creek area can get confusing so be sure to come by the shop and grab directions.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Sulphurs Midges

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Charlotte, NC , Johnson City, TN

Techniques & Tips

Dry-dropper rigs with about 24 inches of tippet are a great tool to gently, efficiently present your flies. Fluorocarbon tippet will strictly catch more fish in clear water.

7-Day Forecast

The small streams should be fishing well by the weekend. The streams further up the hill will clear out faster as there are no roads affecting the turbidity.

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