Cherokee August Fly Fishing Hatch Chart

With August right around the corner, it seemed to be a good time to post a hatch chart for fly fishing in the Great Smokey Mountains.  From Charlotte, that frequently means Cherokee North Carolina.  Always check in with the local fly fishing guides and shops to make sure that the weather hasn’t caused some variation, nothing can replace local knowledge.

Now get out there and catch your dinner!!!

Insect Pattern
Lt. Cahill Lt. Cahill Dry:#12-18
Lt. Cahill Nymph.:#12-18
Biot Bodied Cahill:#12-18
Carolyn’s Softhackle Tellico:#12-18
Sulfur South Holston Sulfur:#14-16
South Holston Sulfur Humpy:12-16
CDC Softhackle Emerger:  #14-16
Carolyn’s Wings of Gold:  #12-14
Yellow Stonefly Little River Yellow Sally:#16
6 – 8 Stone Fly Nymph
Isonychias Black Quill:#14
Isonychia Nymph:#14
SmokyMountainBlackbird
Softhackle:#14
Leadwinged Coachman
12 Adams
Tan Caddis Tan Caddis:#16
Green Caddis Emerger:#16
Brown Stonefly Brown Stonefly:#12-16
Beebo’s Little Brown Stone Nymph:#12-16
Starling and Yellow:#14-16
Little Dark Olive Olive Quill:#14-16
Olive Quill Nymph:#14
Olive Quill Emerger:14-16
Terrestrials Joe’s Hopper:12-14
Inch Worm:#12
Blue Tiger Moth:#12
Cave Cricket:#12
Woolley Worm:#12
Flying Ants 20 -24 Spent-wing Black and Brown Ants