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South Holston River, Tennessee - Fishing Report -
October 18, 2017
They are not generating any water today or tomorrow. That means wading will be safe
and easy in most places. There are some good Blue-winged olive hatches taking
place. Midges, Creams and Reds, or blood midges, are also hatching.

Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain from on Sunday and Monday,
otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will be 79 to 81 and lows from 55 to 59
degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 52 (near weir, warmer downstream)
Clarity: Clear
TVA Release Schedule:
Blue-winged Olives: size 16/18 nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Be sure to check the TVA release schedule shown above. If no turbines are running,
you can wade the stream. If one is running, you can wade the stream in places but
floating it would be the preferred method.
Hatches of various species of Blue-winged Olives are possible in the afternoons and
more likely and in greater quantities if the skies are cloudy or overcast.
Fish the Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers anytime.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem for the best results.
Aquatic worms are working.
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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