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Chattahoochee River, Georgia - Fishing Report - Upper River-
18, 2017
The stream is just a little below normal but in good shape. Our customers sent in two
good reports during the past two week. There are some good hatches still taking
place including a lot of little Yellow stoneflies. Make sure you fish late in the day.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain today and Monday through
Highs will range from 87 to 89 and lows from 64 to 69.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 90 cfs
Level: 0.71 ft.
Afternoon Water Temperature: 62
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
Little Sister Caddisflies, size 18, larva, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, nymphs and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
ittle Sister caddisflies are hatching.
Little Yellow Stoneflies are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Terrestrials may be important at times - Capenter ants, Japanese beetles and Hoppers.
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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