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Chattahoochee River, Georgia - Fishing Report - Upper River-
F
ebruary 17, 2017
The stream levels are very low, so be careful not to spook the trout. Stay hidden and
low to the water. The newly listed flies below may or may not represent hatches but
the nymphs and larvae of the insects will be available for the trout to eat. The Quill
Gordons, Blue Quills, little Brown SF and Black Caddis.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Saturday and next Tuesday
through Thursday,
otherwise clear for this coming week. Highs will range from 58 to
70 and lows from 42 to 47.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 38 cfs
Level: 0.38 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49
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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