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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 Rods:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Toccoa River Fishing Report - (Lower tailwater section)
February 17, 2017
We didn't receive any reports from anyone fishing this past week, but it should have
been a good time to fish. Discharges and stream levels have been mostly low.
Midges, and little Blue-winged olives are hatching. Sculpin streamers have been
working good under low light conditions.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain on Saturday and next Tuesday
through Thursday. Highs will range from 56 to 70 and lows from 41 to 48 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
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
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 20 and 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Be sure to check the TVA release schedule shown above.
Different species of Blue-winged olive nymphs are very plentiful and available for the
trout and various species can hatch on warmer, cloudy days.
Still, a good strategy is 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.
Fish the Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers anytime during low light
conditions or higher water levels.
Midges are hatching. Light greens, creams and reds or blood midges.
Little Black Caddis could begin to hatch anytime now.
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1. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 (email@example.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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Afternoon Water Temperature: 40