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Chattahoochee River, Georgia - Fishing Report - Upper River-
March 1
7, 2017
The river levels are very low but otherwise, in good shape. There is some rain
forecast for today and maybe that will help the levels. The weather is turning back
warm again and that will help a lot. Hatches and the trout's activity has slowed due to
the cold water but it will get back into high gear very soon.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain today and again next Tuesday
through Wednesday,
otherwise clear for the next week. Highs will range from 59 to 70
and lows from 3
6 to 51.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 40 cfs
Level: 0.40 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 42
Clarity: Clear
USGS Flow Data at Helen:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
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
Blue Quills, size 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Quill Gordons, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin Streamers are great flies to use for the larger trout.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are plentiful and some bi-brooded. The will hatch mostly on
cloudy days. Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching, light greens, creams and reds or blood midges.
Blue Quills could start hatching anytime now.
LIttle Brown stoneflies could start hatching anytime now.
Quill Gordons could start hatching anytime now.
Little Black Caddis could start hatching anytime now.
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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Fly Fishing The Chattahoochee
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