Guided Trips

FISHING REPORT AND SYNOPSIS: 07/01/2018

Heavy rains recently means the Caney Fork River is back up. Streamer fishing will be decent to good, but this is not for everyone. Fishing in the Smokies continues to be excellent.

Wet years normally produce some fantastic fishing in the Smokies and this year is no different. No matter where we fish, it seems that the fishing is amazing this year. We have seen some nice brown trout, big rainbows, and lots of good sized brook trout this year.

Now we are getting into standard summer terrestrial fishing. Ants, inch worms, beetles, and even occasionally hoppers are all getting it done.

On the Caney Fork, flows should start coming down within a week or two. Once we start seeing low water again, the usual nymphs and midges should produce along with some terrestrials and even streamers.

Photo of the Month: Big Fish Gary at it Again

Photo of the Month: Big Fish Gary at it Again

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

When Eagles Steal Fish...

6 comments:

  1. The odds of you catching that on video must be huge. I'd play Power Ball right away.

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    1. I've heard of this happening and think it would be amazing to catch like this but as you say, the odds have to be astronomical...

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  2. Anonymous2:08 PM

    The "Spirit In The Sky" never ceases to amaze me.

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    1. Yep, birds are interesting in general but eagles are something special!

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  3. I have been having more and more eagle fly bys over hooked fish lately. I usually give the fish slack and let them dive. Once I had a rainbow jump at the wrong time and the result was like your experience. Its crazy for a few moments.

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    1. Fred, I should have been clear but this was not my own video. Pretty amazing that you have experienced this as well though. I have fished "with" eagles before though and they always show me up. One day, in the midst of a good skunking, I had an eagle carry off a 24"+ trout. Pretty impressive to watch...

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