Category Archives: Guided Fly Fishing

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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Catawba River Tailrace 2015

Folks the Catawba Tailrace below lake James is still giving up the goods! The streamer and nymph bite was good all winter and as spring approaches the fishing should do nothing but get better. Caddis are here, so now is … Continue reading

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Appalachian Fly Guides private water report January 2013

2014 has been a great year on our private water in northwest Ashe county. Despite Old Man Winter’s kung fu grip, we have been catching fish. The biggest factor for success is fishing the conditions, because the conditions have been … Continue reading

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Catawba River Tailrace Report Winter 2013/14

Its been a while since I have posted a fishing report on the blog. We focus most of our pictures and reports on Facebook these days. If you are not following us over there your missing out! Check us out … Continue reading

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Catawba River Tailrace Fishing Report September 2012

Its been a little less than a year since the Duke Energy cranked up the new power station and established the new minimum flow on the Catawba River Tailrace below lake James. In that time I have witnessed the growth … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

It has been a while since we have posted a fishing update on the site. Mostly because we have been fishing our tails off over here. Lots has happened since my last post. Fishing Report The first order of business … Continue reading

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