Smallmouth Bass Stream Report

UPDATED EVERY FRIDAY June 29, 2012

WATER CONDITIONS:  

Clear water, 2′-3′ visibility.  Below average water level.  Water temperature varying in the  70′s.

Water watch:

FLY SUGGESTIONS:  

Rust colored Crawfish Patterns, Wiggle Minnows, White and Black Streamers, poppers.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  

With temperatures in the upper 90’s, fishing will be most productive in the mornings and evenings.  Fish will likely be holding in deep holes, shoals and whitewater areas.

Planning a fly fishing trip for trout or Smallmouth bass?  Let the professional fly fishing guides from Curtis Wright Outfitters take you there!

PROJECTED CONDITIONS:  

Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90′s this week with scattered thunderstorms.

Keep an eye and an ear out for Cicadas this summer.  If they are present, you can be sure fish will be feeding on them.  Cicadas have been present in Tennessee already but none have been spotted on French Broad River yet.

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GEAR SUGGESTIONS:

waterdance e1338493563372 224x300 Smallmouth Bass Stream ReportRod: Fast Action comparable to Scott “S” Series rods 8’6”–9’ 6wt.

Leader: 9-12’ 2x-4x Florocarbon.  Option: Blue Sky furled leader.

Vest:  A vest with a work station and plenty of room for big flies.  Fishpond Waterdance or comparable.

Planning a fly fishing trip for trout or Smallmouth bass?  Let the professional fly fishing guides from Curtis Wright Outfitters take you there!