Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 180cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: noon to afternoon

Best stretch: Metcalf Bottoms to Elkmont Campground

Best access point: Little River Road

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis Light Cahill Stoneflies

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Little River Description

The Little River system is among the largest and most varied watersheds in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Within its bounds one can find everything from roadside fishing for some of the Park’s largest brown trout, to tiny backcountry streams choked with rhododendrons and native brookies. Wild rainbow trout are also abundant throughout.
The Little River system can be broken down into its component ...

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7-Day Forecast

Today A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Tuesday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tuesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Wednesday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Independence Day A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.


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