What’s hatching in WNC – June

Insect Time of month Patterns to Match type
Eastern Green Drake Early

Eastern Green Drake, Green Drake Biot Thorax, Coffin Fly, White Wulff, Corey’s Calftail sizes 8-12

Green Drake Emerger Nymph, Green Drake Cripple, Crow fly
sizes 8-12



Olive Caddis Early

Olive Elk Hair Caddis, Olive Egg layer Caddis

Braid Pupae (olive) 14-18
Grand Poopah 14-18



Sulphur Dun All Month

CDC Biot Comparadun Sulphur, Quill Para Sulphur, Klink Parachute sulphur size 16-20

Split Case PMD, Loop Wing Emerger PMD, Stuk-in-Shuk PMD size 16-20



Light Cahill All Month

Light Cahill, Light Cahill CDC Biot Parachute Spinner, Hazel Creek size 12-20

Copper John, Psycho Prince Orange, Crow Fly, Carrot Midge, size 12-20



Yellow Mayfly All Month

Yellow Mayfly Drake, Parachute Sulphur, size 12-16, Yellow Adams Parachute

Tellico Nymph, Yallerhammer Wet Fly, Soft Hackle Partridge Yellow sizes 12-16



Little Yellow Stone
Little Green Stone
All Month

12-16 NC Yellow Sally, Little Yellow Stone, Parachute Madam X yellow, Little Green Stone, Tenessee Wulff, Parachute Madam X green

12-14 Boss Hog Stonefly Nymph, Biot Epoxy Stone Nymph Light, Soft Hackle Partridge Yellow or green sizes 12-16



Terrestrials –
Ants, Beetles, Crickets, Grasshoppers, Inchworms etc…
All Month

Transpar-Ant, Cow Killer Ant, Hi-Vis Foam Beetle, Bubblegum Slammer Beetle, Para Hopper, Foam Hopper




Submitted by Richard Witt

fly fishing guide and instructor for Curtis Wright Outfitters.

Feel free to call him at the Asheville Biltmore Village store

at 828-274-3471 for more information.


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