Tag Archives: Float Trips

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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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 Fishing Report 2-18-12

The Catawba river tailwater below lake James is fishing well. For the past several days Duke Energy has been running one generator around the clock. It was time for a trip, so I hit the water with some friends for … Continue reading

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Catawba River Tailwater Report

It has been a long time coming, but the powerhouse construction below lake James on the Catawba River is complete! I have been monitoring the river over the past couple of months, and today I was finally able to get … Continue reading

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Small Creek = Big Fish!

This past weekend I guided Charles and Chuck from Florida on their first small creek trip. They have been fishing the bigger waters of NC and TN for the past 15 years, so this trip they really wanted to do … Continue reading

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30 Inches of White River Butter!

Just talked to my friend Steve Dally owner of Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher in Cotter, Arkansas, about a slab brown his business partner Jim landed on a dry fly. Thats right, a 30 inch brown caught on a Cicada dry … 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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WNC Smallmouth Report May 22, 2011

I spent Sunday floating the French Broad River near Asheville, NC. The water was up and slightly off color from recent rains. We floated about 8 miles on a section that can produce some good numbers. The fishing was slow … 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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