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South Holston River, Tennessee - Fishing Report -
February
21, 2021
The discharges are currently high for wading anglers. We have been getting good
reports from customers when the levels were in good shape. There are some good
hatches taking place.
They are running one generator today.

Stream Conditions:




7 Day Weather Forecast:
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Recommended Trout Flies:
Afternoon Water Temperature: 40 (near the dam)
Clarity: Clear
TVA Release Schedule:
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-winged Olives: size 18 nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and Articulated streamers, size 4/6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others.
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
We still think the best strategy is to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike
indicator with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish
the adult midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Be sure to check the TVA release schedule shown above. If no turbines are running,
you can wade the stream. If one is running, you can wade the stream in places but
floating it would be the preferred method.
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.
Fish the Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin or the Articulated streamers anytime.
Aquatic worms are working good.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies are hatching.

Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.



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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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Fly Fishing South Holston River,
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