South Fork of the Holston River

Stream Category: Special Regulation – Catch and Release Only Wild Trout: Rainbow, Brown, and Brook Other Species of Note: None Gear: Dry Flies: Unknown Nymphs: Midges, Mop Flies, and Squirmmy Wormies Streamers: Kreelex Waders: Yes Net: Yes (Big Net Preferred)  Casting: Roll, Overhead, and Tuck About: What can I say about the South Fork of…

McFalls Creek

Stream Category: C Wild Trout: Brook (unconfirmed) Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: No Waders: No Net: No Casting: Roll, Bow and Arrow, and Tuck About: McFalls Creek reminds me a lot like Purgatory Creek in the Montgomery County; a very small…

Tinker Creek

Stream Category: A Wild Trout: None Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brook Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns, Kreelex, Mop Flies, Squirmy Wormies Waders: No Net: No Casting: Roll, and Tuck About: What to say about poor old Tinker Creek, besides it…

Glade Creek

Stream Category: A Wild Trout: None Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brook Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns, Kreelex Waders: No Net: No Casting: Roll, Over Head, and Tuck About: Glade Creek might be one of Roanoke Counties most beautiful streams, where…

Peak Creek Delayed Harvest Section

Stream Category: Delayed Harvest Wild Trout: None Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns Waders: Yes Net: Yes Disclaimer: If you have a Concealed to Carry Permit, I suggest that you use it while on this stream   Casting:…

Peak Creek

Stream Category: B Wild Trout: None Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns Waders: Yes Net: Yes Vehicle: 4 Wheel Drive is a must Disclaimer: If you have a Concealed to Carry Permit, I suggest that you use it…

Goose Creek

Stream Category: B Wild Trout: None Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns Waders: Yes Net: Yes Casting: Roll, Over Head, and Tuck About: Goose Creek, which is really the South Fork of the Roanoke River,…

Buffalo Creek

Stream Category: Special Regulation Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout Other Species of Note:   Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns Waders: Yes Net: Yes   Casting: Roll, Over Head, and Tuck About: Buffalo Creek is probably one of the State…

North Creek

Stream Category: B and Special Regulation Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout Stocked Trout:Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: No Waders: No Net: No Casting: Roll, some Over Head, and Tuck About: North Creek is one of the few streams…

Middle Creek

Stream Category: Wild and Class B ( The VDGIF still has signs up for stockings, but on their interactive map it just shows Middle Creek as a Wild Trout Stream) Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout Stocked: Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger Waders:…

Jennings Creek

Stream Category: A Wild Trout: Possibly Wild Brook Trout ( North Creek, one of Jennings Creek feeder streamers does have wild brook trout in it) Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, and Brown Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Heavy Metal Sculpin, Minnow…

Fly Tying For Carp

Here are a few links for videos for tying Carp Flies: Backstabber: https://youtu.be/RBQdp0OzF6g Hybrid Carp Worm Fly: https://youtu.be/8GHnDXqfhkg Clouser Swimming Nymph: https://youtu.be/WXv4vQNgfpo Easy Corn and Bread Flies: https://youtu.be/B8ego2SL0_s Jackalope Carp Fly: https://youtu.be/40yctk_85ks Trouser Worm: https://youtu.be/0QnpVQdR4Pc Moss Fly: https://youtu.be/1WfvRLq1PCs Damselfly Nymph: https://youtu.be/CdQuQLSIs18 El Crawcito: https://youtu.be/ooNsDCYPZaY