Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Little River, Tennessee Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
When fishing is tough try an ant and hike a few miles up above Elkmont!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 100ft

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 66 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning and afternoon

Best stretch: Elkmont up

Best access point: Elkmont

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Hopper Yellow Sally beetles ants

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

Fish late when the heat is on!

7-Day Forecast

Tonight Showers. Low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 86. Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 88. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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