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

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Sporadic

Sporadic posts will continue, and as I'm enjoying my summer break I won't apologize too much.  I'm not a very good liar so making excuses will only go so far, and quite frankly I just haven't had the time.  The next two or three weeks will contain a lot more fishing however so I should have some good material for posts.

Also, the famed Trout Mobile has finally been retired. Okay, now that I hear your collective gasps from around the globe, I'm glad we have that little news item out of the way.  Having owned it for 10 years, I was a bit sad to see it go but the time had definitely come for some new wheels.  The old car took me many places that a stock jeep would have been scared to go (almost anyway).  At least in the short term, the new ride will be treated with utmost respect, unlike the old Trout Mobile as seen below overlooking the junction between the Gunnison and the North Fork of the Gunnison...


Tomorrow, I'm taking the new Trout Seeker on its maiden fishing trip.  Details to follow...

8 comments:

  1. I'm glad I'm not the only trout bum that prefers a car.
    Good luck with your new ride.

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    1. Thanks Brk Trt!!! The car always seems a bit more economical to me although when I graduate to owning a drift boat or raft I"ll have to find a truck probably...

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  2. I wouldn't know what to do with a fishing car. Although my first one was a Firebird. Four-wheeling never did work out well.

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    1. Howard, I don't know what to do with them either, but I have discovered plenty of things NOT to do...

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  3. New car rule #1. Take it out and run it through the bushes. That way you get the crying over right at the beginning. Looking forward to a picture of the "Trout Seeker".

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    1. Mark, this is actually one of the best suggestions I've had yet...although I am still debating whether I'll actually do it...

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  4. David
    I always pictured you as a pickup guy, but nothing wrong with a car to get you to your fishing spots. Looking forward to future post

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    1. Bill, I would love to have a truck but they are just a bit too expensive for me at this point. Some day...

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