Peak Fly Fishing Periods


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Some Peak Fly Fishing Periods

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COLDWATER:  


Trout              Spring & Fall              Chattahoochee River 

GA                    (below Buford Dam)

    

Trout              Nov. 1 - May 14          Chattahoochee River

GA                    (below Morgan Falls - Delayed Harvest)

    

Trout              June - October           South Holsten River

TN                    (Sulphur Hatches)


Trout              Spring & Fall               North Georgia

GA                    (Private Waters)

 

Trout              Spring & Fall               Smokey Mtn Nat. Pk 

NC/TN

                     

Trout              July 15 - October         Yellowstone Nat. Pk

WY 


Trout              June & October           San Juan River

New Mexico 


Steelhead       Oct. -  Nov.

NYS                                                           Lake Ontario Tribs

NYS/PA                                                  Lake Erie Tribs


Steelhead      Sept. - Oct.                  Deschutes River

OR/WA                                                  Columbia River Tribs
                                                                                         


WARMWATER:         


Striped Bass       Spring & Fall          Lake Sidney Lanier

GA 


Striped Bass       June 15 - August    Chattahoochee River

GA                                                            (below Morgan Falls)


KY Spotted Bass  Spring & Fall        Lake Sidney Lanier

GA

 

White Bass          March - April        Lake Allatoona Tribs

GA                                                             Coosa River


Shoal Bass           May - Sept.            Chattahoochee River

GA                                                               (below Morgan Falls)


Carp                      Spring - Aug.        Chattahoochee River

GA                                                               (Bull Sluice Area)


Smallmouth Bass May - June 15    Lake Erie Tribs

NYS

 

Smallmouth Bass May - August     Holsten River &

TN                                                           French Broad River


SALTWATER:


Redfish              Spring & Fall          Gulf and Atlantic

GA/FL                                                       Coasts


Speckle Trout   Spring & Fall          Gulf & Atlantic

GA/FL                                                       Coasts

 

Bonefish           Spring - Fall            Bahama Islands

    

Permit               Spring                      Lower Florida Keys

FL

 

Tarpon               Spring                     FL Keys & Gulf Coast

FL