Tag Archives: Caddis hatch

Watauga River Tailwater March-April 2012

Dave and I  have been spending a lot of time on the water this Spring. One of our favorite places to guide is the Watauga River Tailwater in east Tennessee. The bugs are here and the fish have their feed … Continue reading

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Watauga River Fishing Report 3-12-12

Hello all, I am the other partner in Appalachian Fly Guides, David Grossman. You might know me from such educational films as, How to Bail A Boat With Nothing More Than A Water Bottle, and How to Untangle A Knot While Looking Good Doing … Continue reading

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Catawba River Tailwater Report 3-11-12

I spent the day floating the Catawba river below lake James with my good friend Jamey. The fishing was steady throughout the day with some nicer holdover fish in the mix. There was a mix off caddis, mayflies, and midges … Continue reading

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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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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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The Watauga Strikes Again

My good friend Chris and I spent the day on the upper Watauga (High Water Float)prospecting for up coming guide trips. Today was a great streamer day, overcast skies, cool weather, and no crowds.  We started the day off with … Continue reading

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Upper Watauga River Report

After spending two days on the South Holston near Bristol, TN, a few of us decided to float the upper Watauga River near Elizabethton, TN. When you hear mention of the Watauga River, many think of the Quality Trout Zone … Continue reading

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South Holston River Report “High Water”

I spent Friday and Saturday fishing high water on the South Holston. The recent rains had the TVA running water around the clock, and the feeder creeks were adding color to the river. We fished streamers and nymphs both days, … Continue reading

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