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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 - Fly Fishing Report (Tailwater)
July 13, 2018
We received some good reports from this past week. There are lots of caddisflies hatching
along with some other insects. The discharges and stream levels are in good shape much
of the time. Blue-winged olives are still hatching good. Midges are still the most important
hatches. Cinnamon caddis are hatching especially good.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain everyday for the coming week. Highs
will range from 88 to 92 and lows from 71 to 73 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Release Schedule: Call 770-945-1466 to check the schedule
Rate: 1150 cfs
Level: 3.06 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
Cinnamon Caddis, size 18/16, larva, pupa and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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.
Terrestrials are working. Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers.
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Fly Fishing Chattahoochee River
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