Tag Archives: South Holston

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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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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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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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 Fishing Report

TVA has been running a fairly consistent generation on the South Holston in east Tennessee, however the recent rain had the water colored up for most of the week. I hit the water with my friends Chris and Randy for … Continue reading

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Carp Skiff Update

Here are some better pictures of the Carp Skiff build. It shows some before and now pictures. I will post more updates as the work continues. All this wouldn’t be possible without a good friend. Thanks again Matt!

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Guided Fly Fishing Trips in NC and East TN.

This site is currently under construction. Appalachian Fly Guides offers float and wade trips for trout and smallmouth bass. In addition we look forward to offering flats style carp fishing trips.   If you would like more info on what we … Continue reading

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