Chattooga River, South Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Chattooga River, SC
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Chattooga River, South Carolina Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Report Last Updated:
11 / 14 / 2018
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Chattooga River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 650 CFS

Visibility: 18 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: mid morning to evening

Best stretch: Burrells Ford Upstream

Best access point: Burrells Ford or Hwy 28

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges Caddis Terrestrials Stoneflies

Fish species: Rainbow, Brown, Brook hatchery supported and wild trout

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Techniques & Tips

Double nymph rigs. Big attracting fly with small pheasant tail / hares ear / nymph following. Use a heavy fly as your bottom fly and try lighter weighted or unweighted flies above. Connection can be made by leaving a tag end longer at your leader to tippet connection. Make your tag ends no longer than 2-3 inches to avoid tangles.

7-Day Forecast

Stocking will start soon in SC. NC has already started! Nymph rigs will work best. Watch for dry fly action as it warms up throughout the day

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