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Holston River, Tennessee - Fishing Report - July 19, 2017
The discharges and stream levels have been a little lower this past week. Hopefully, that
will continue. We received two good reports from customers fishing for smallmouth in the
early mornings. It looks like the discharge schedule will remain the same, heavy all
afternoon.
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7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain from Saturday through next
Wednesday, otherwise clear.
Highs will range from 89 to 94 and lows from 70 to 74
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 53 (much warmer downstream)
Clarity: Clear
TVA Release Schedule Cherokee:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 20, nymph, 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
Cinnamon Caddis, size 18/16, larva, pupa and adults
Sulphurs, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Be sure to check the TVA release schedule shown above.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching, mostly on cloudy, overcast days.
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem.
Brown and white Belly sculpin streamers are working good.
Black Matuka Sculpin and Olive Matuka sculpin are working good.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Sulphurs are hatching.
Terrestrials, such as Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles, and hoppers may be important at
times.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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