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Chattahoochee River, Georgia - Fishing Report - Upper River-
16, 2019
The river is still running a little high.  There are some good hatches taking place.
Trout are being caught when the levels are good.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain next Thursday, otherwise clear
for the coming week. Highs will range from
54 to 59 and lows from 30 to 35.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 329 cfs
Level: 1.59 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 51
Clarity: clear
USGS Flow Data at Helen:
Blue-winged Olives: size 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Blue Quills: size 18, nymphs, emergers duns and spinners
Quill Gordons, size 12/14, nymph, emerging duns, duns and spinners
Little Brown stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Brown Sculpin/White Belly Sculpin, Articulated sculpin, size4/6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6/8
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.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Blue Quills should start any time
Quill Gordons should start any time
Little Black Caddis should start any time
Little Brown stoneflies should start any time
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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