Guided Trips

FISHING REPORT AND SYNOPSIS: 8/13/2017

Fishing is good to excellent across the area. Caney Fork floats are happening either early or late, and in the Smokies we are fishing the high elevations to beat the heat.

Terrestrials are now a strong producer no matter where you fish. Beetle fishing has been good this summer. There are still fish ready to slam a beetle or hopper. In the mountains I prefer a beetle or ant while on the tailwaters I lean towards a hopper or beetle although ants work well there also. Hike in fishing on the brook trout streams is still good right now although flows are low enough that you need to focus on stealth.

On the Caney Fork, the great sight fishing opportunities of summer are in full gear. Daily midge fishing to big trout is a possibility. Night times can produce some exciting fishing on streamers or even mouse patterns. Just be careful out there when its dark. The river is unforgiving even in the daylight.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been good to great. Fish are looking up as usual for this time of year. When they don't want to hit flies on top, crawdad or baitfish patterns will work.

Photo of the Month: Night Time Hog

Photo of the Month: Night Time Hog

Monday, March 22, 2010

Coming Soon

I am really behind on posting here. I have several fishing reports as well as some stories from a canoe trip in Florida and a product review. This weekend I fished the Caney on Friday and the Smokies on Sunday so check back soon for those reports. This afternoon I should have some free time and plan on doing some updates...

3 comments:

  1. Relax. It's not like anyone's paying you to do this, so fish first, write later, feel guilt about it after you're dead.

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  2. Thanks for the reminder/advice...I start fishing and it takes up all my free time. Wish I could write faster to keep up but then it just becomes a chore and that's no fun either...

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  3. No pressure on the posts; I'm close to a month behind on my last outing! Fishing comes first, like The Trout Underground said, not to mention life in general (I guess life and fishing can often be one and the same).

    Write when you have the time, and you can enjoy it--if the blog becomes a chore, that kind of defeats its purpose in my mind. I have had to remind myself not to take my blog too seriously, or rather, to spend some quality time on it when I have the time.

    Besides, people will appreciate your posts just as much, whether they come out promptly or a bit later on down the line...

    Iain

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