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Chattahoochee River, Georgia - Fishing Report - Upper River-
anuary 03, 2019
The river is running high. There are some good hatches still taking place and trout
are being caught when the levels are good.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through Friday and again on
otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will range from 54 to 64 and lows
from 3
8 to 45.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 483 cfs
Level: 1.97 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 39
Clarity: clear
USGS Flow Data at Helen:
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
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners size 20/16,
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated sculpin, size 4/6
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, lava, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Fish the adults only when you see them on the surface.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.
Black Flies are hatching.
Aquatic worms are working.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
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 (
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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