Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Little River, TN
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Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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When dry fly fishing is slow try an ant!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 100cfs

Visibility: 41 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 65 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:

Sulphur Yellow Sally Ant's Beetle's

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 ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry Fly with Emerger dropper

7-Day Forecast

Today Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Tuesday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Friday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.


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