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Catawba River Tailrace Spring 2016

The Catawba River Tailrace below lake James continues to grow as a fishery every year! We are catching lots of fish on our high and low water float trips. A majority of the fish are being caught on nymphs and … Continue reading

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Late May on the Catawba Tailrace

So far the Catawba Tailrace is still fishing good for late May! Tandem nymph rigs and streamers are our go to rigs for high water. Dry dropper and light nymph rigs are the norm on low water. Duke energy seems … Continue reading

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The Catawba Tailrace in May

Spring has arrived that’s for sure! The Catawba Tailrace below lake James continues to fish well on and off generation! We are boating consistent numbers of 8-12 fish every trip with fish in the 14-18 range here and there. We … Continue reading

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The Catawba Tailrace is Kicking Ass!

Folks, I have fished the Catawba River long before the new flows and powerhouse. While there is still a long way to go, the fishing this spring has been nothing short of spectacular. The browns are fat and willing to … Continue reading

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Catawba River Report 4-12-15

Another day on the Catawba Tailrace below lake James is in the books. Folks, the river is on fire right now, we are boating great numbers on our low water floats! This is a Fall, Winter, Spring fishery. We leave … Continue reading

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Another Catawba River Day!

Dustin and I hit the Catawba River Tailrace below lake James on Good Friday for a quick afternoon high water float. The fishing started off slow, but after the flows stabilized so did the fishing. We didn’t spend anytime anchoring, … Continue reading

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Caddis on the Catawba River Tailrace

The Caddis hatch on the the Catawba is in full swing! The browns are gorging themselves on these tasty insects. Low water floats have been the key to success for the dry fly bite! If you have ever wanted to … Continue reading

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