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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010

    Default stream conditions

    I'm going to be in Cherokee this Thursday ,may 9th. I hope the streams are not blown out from all the rain.Anyone know the current stream conditions?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Gadsden, Alabama


    I would Google the locally shop over there and call tomorrow mid day and ask one of them. I believe it is 1 feather fly shop. By the looks of the past few days weather I would definitely plan on high water.
    Romans 10:9-10 KJV

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Davidson and Bryson City, NC


    Two links for you. This is the USGS site for streamflows. Scroll down to Swain County and you'll see that all rivers, the Luftee included, are running almost 4 times their normal flow. The potential for more rain is in the forecast. I'd have a "Plan B" ready to go.

    The other is a local fly shop in Cherokee. Give them a call.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2010


    Thanks Fly red and Old Tom. Plan A is go up in park and hope to find some fishable water.Plan B.......Beer ,,Blackjack.

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