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Watauga River, Tennessee - Fishing Report - March 16, 2018
They are running two or more generators for today and tomorrow. Sculpin and leech
streamers have been catching some nice trout. Midges, Black flies and Winter stoneflies
are hatching.
Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Thursday and Friday, otherwise
clear for the next week. Highs will range from
45 to 56 degrees and lows from 27 to 36
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 44
TVA Release Schedule Wilbur
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 4/6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
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 and Articulated streamers are excellent flies
to use anytime.
Midges are hatching. Fish the pupa and larva in tandem for the best results.
Aquatic worms are working.
Hatches of various species of Blue-winged Olives are possible in the afternoons and .
Aquatic Worms are working good.
Black and Olive Matuka sculpin are good streamers to use.
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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