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 Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Moderate 300cfs

Visibility: 45 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 52 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:

Quill Gordons Blue Quills March Browns BWO's Stoneflies Caddis

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Person Fishing in a stream

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 Dropper!

7-Day Forecast

odaySunny, with a high near 77. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. TonightMostly clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. WednesdaySunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday NightA 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind. ThursdayShowers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday NightA 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. FridayA chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Friday NightA 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. SaturdayShowers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday NightShowers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%. SundayA 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Sunday NightMostly clear, with a low around 48. MondaySunny, with a high near 75.


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