Tag Archives: Appalachian

Catawba River Caddis

They’re here…. The caddis have arrived on the Catawba River Tailwater below Lake James. Duke energy had the water cut off for a month. This past Thursday they cut it back on. Today I rode up to the river to … Continue reading

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Catawba River Tailwater Report Jan 2012

As I am sitting down for dinner last night I receive a text from future guide Chris Franzen telling me about his trip down the Catawba River Tailwater below Lake James. Chris just bought a new boat and he has … Continue reading

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Sulphur’s on the SoHo

I hit the South Holston last week with friend and fellow guide Randy Ratliff for some dry fly action. We fished a dry dropper rig right out of the gate. Fishing was steady with a fish here and there, but … Continue reading

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Watauga River Guide Trip May 21, 2011

This past Saturday I guided Sami and Markus from Finland on the Watauga River in east Tennessee. It was a bluebird day with temps reaching the low 80’s, which can make fishing tough, but not on this occasion. Fishing was … Continue reading

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WNC Smallmouth and North GA Trout Report

I spent the past several days fishing for smallmouth in WNC. Aside from the storms, the bite is picking up. Most fish are being caught on streamers using various techniques, however the topwater bite is picking up. Its just a … Continue reading

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WNC May Fishing Report

Now that spring is in full swing, the fishing is really picking up. We have been busy fishing the creeks and rivers of WNC and E. Tenn. There are lots of bugs and the fish are on the lookout. With … Continue reading

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Wilson Creek Trip Report

On April 18th I guided a group from Elon, NC on Wilson Creek  just two days after the creek was at flood stage. The water was still high, but it was clear, and the fish were on the feed. There … Continue reading

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