Tag Archives: Fly fihsing in North carolina

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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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