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Watauga River, Tennessee - Fishing Report - April 19, 2017
The discharges and stream levels have been in good condition. The discharge schedule
shows the will be running two generators after 2:00 PM today and tomorrow. Caddisflies
are hatching through the middle and lower sections of the river. Midges, mostly creams
and light Greens are also hatching good. There are some little BWOs.

Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week. Highs
will range from
67 to 76 degrees and lows from 48 to 57 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 46 (warmer downstream)
Clarity: Clear
TVA Release Schedule Wilbur
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
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
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
There is little change in the best approach to use. Be sure to check the TVA release
schedule shown above. Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are excellent flies to
use anytime.
Midges are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
Hatches of various species of Blue-winged Olives are possible in the afternoons and
more likely and in greater quantities if the skies are cloudy or overcast.  
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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