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Recommended Tackle & Gear
5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 & 12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rod:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Loon Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Chattahoochee River Fishing Report (Tailwater)
December 10, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are still a little below normal and wading safe and easy
with caution. Midges are the most important insects to imitate. Aquatic worms are also
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is no chance of rain in the forecast for the coming week.
Highs will range from 43 to 53 and lows from 28 to 37 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 48
Release Schedule: Call 770-945-1466 to check the schedule
Rate: 1100 cfs
Level: 3.01 ft
USGS Stream Flow Data at Atlanta
Blue-winged Olives, size 20/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22 larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Scuds, size 14
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Little Sister Caddisflies, size 18, larva, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Always check the schedule of releases. Blue-winged olive nymphs have been the
number one producer. The stream is full of various species of small BWOs nymphs and
the trout are always focusing on them. Midges are always hatching and eaten by trout
year-round. Aquatic worms are working.
The Olive and Black Sculpin Streamers are great flies to use for the larger trout. The
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use anytime.
Scuds are available for the trout to eat all year.
As a backup strategy, we recommend fishing a tandem Midge rig under a small strike
indicator with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly.
Fish the adult midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching. Little Sister caddisflies are hatching.
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Fly Fishing Chattahoochee River
A description of the Chattahoochee
River, Guide to fly fishing the
Chattahoochee River, Chattahoochee
River fishing seasons, and much more