Unicoi Outfitters

Fly Fishing Professionals

Helen, Georgia

Hatch Chart

Toccoa River Tailwater

Insect Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Midges X X X X X
Black Stonefly X X X X
Black Caddis X
Gray Midges X
Gray Caddis X X
Quill Gordon X
Blue Dun X
Blue-Winged Olive X X X X X
March Brown X
Hendrickson X
Olive Caddis X X
Sulphurs X X
Little Yellow Stonefly X
Green Drake X
Light Cahill X X X X
Tan Caddis X X X X
Yellow Drake X X X
Terrestrials X X X
October Caddis X

Recommended Flies

Insect Size Dries Nymphs
Midges 22-26 Morgan's Para Midge Midge Pupa, Brassis, Serendipity, WD-40
Black Stonefly 18 Lowe's Little Dar Stonefly Black Stonefly Nymph
Black Caddis 16-18 Black Elk Hair Caddis Black Caddis Pupa, Pheasant Tail Nymph
Gray Midges 22-28 Morgan's Para Midge Midge Pupa, Brassie, Serendipity, WD-40
Gray Caddis 16-18 Gray Elk Hair Caddis Dun and Yellow Caddis Pupa
Quill Gordon 14 Quill Gordon Quill Gordon Nymph
Blue Dun 16 Blue Dun Blue Dun Nymph, Pheasant Tail Nymph
Blue-Winged Olive 22-24 Parachute BWO BWO Nymph, Pheasant Tail Nymph
March Brown 14 Eastern March Brown March Brown Nymph, Dark Hare's Ear Nymph, Pheasant Tail Nymph
Hendrickson 14-16 Dark Hendrickson Dark Hendrickson Nymph, Pheasant Tail Nymph
Olive Caddis 16 Olive Elk Hair Caddis Dun and Green Caddis Pupa, Olive Hare's Ear Nymph
Sulphurs 16-18 Sulphur Comparadun Sulphur Nymph. Pheasant Tail Nymph
Little Yellow Stonefly 16 North Carolina Yellow Sally Yellow Stonefly Nymph
Green Drake 10 Coffin Fly Green Drake Nymph
Light Cahill 14 Parachute Light Cahill Light Cahill Nymph, Hare's Ear Nymph
Tan Caddis 16-18 Tan Elk Hair Caddis Tan Caddis Pupa, Hare's Ear Nymph
Yellow Drake 12 Jim Charlie Classic Yellow Drake Nymph, Hare's Ear Nymph
Terrestrials Various Black Ant, Foam Beetle, Dave's Hopper Hardbody Ant, Woolly Worm
October Caddis 12 Elk Hair October Caddis Ginger Caddis Pupa, Pheasant Tail Nymph

Contact Unicoi Outfitters:

P.O. Box 419
7280 S. Main Street
Helen, Georgia 30545
(706) 878-3083
or by email.

Unicoi Outfitters is a permittee of the Chattahoochee-Oconee, Sumter, and Nantahala National Forests. See contact page for more information.