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 clearing up after the rain and still cool. Euro nymphing techniques and heavy flies will help with the high water conditions. BWOs, sulphers and yellow sally nymps are all great choices. Stick with their nymph stage patterns in the morning, but don't be afraid to switch to a dry-dropper rig in the afternoon.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Small Streams in Blue Ridge Mountains is currently Good

Water flow:

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 58 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mid Morning - Afternoon

Best stretch: Harper's Creek up from Mortimer

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:

BWO Midges

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Spring

Nearest airport: Charlotte, NC , Johnson City, TN

Techniques & Tips

Euro nymphing in higher water and Dry-dropper rigs when the water gets slower and clearer. Fluorocarbon tippet will strictly catch more fish in clear water.

7-Day Forecast

Water will continue to fall so come prepared to change out your deeper water rigs for lighter dry dropper setups.


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