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FFM4LIFE
01-08-2007, 10:47 AM
I am new to FF and i'm just curious what your alls favorite tailwater to fish is!! 8-)

Waterborn
01-08-2007, 10:57 AM
I like the clinch and fish it often, but its been below par last few years...it tough to beat the South Holston on any given day and worth the drive....the Holston below Cherokee has the potential to take the title if it only had the decent temps year round...

FFM4LIFE
01-08-2007, 11:42 AM
I dont kno much about the holston below cherokee..How are the temps different from other tailwaters?

TroutDude
01-08-2007, 05:50 PM
Coming from Kentucky I have to go with the Cumberland. However, its big water and better suited to floating rather than wading.

Deedub
01-08-2007, 06:30 PM
I'll take the Caney Fork. It's really pretty in some areas and has a lot of fishable areas a good distance from the dam. The generation schedule is tough sometimes though.

You East TN boys (was raised one myself) need to give it a shot sometime.

Take care.

dw

OLDBEAU
01-20-2007, 12:14 PM
LOVE THE CANEY MYSELF.....THE CABINS @ THE STATE PARK ARE A BARGAIN ALSO...FISH FOR TWO OR THREE DAYS!!..BIG BROWNS ALSO LOVE THIS RIVER... :)
OLD BEAU
KNOXVILLE

buckeyetrouter
01-21-2007, 11:42 AM
hey beau......do you have a website for the cabins you spoke of??
Never fished the tailwaters, but looks like I'm gonna have to try it on one of my trips....

buckeyetrouter

DryFly1
01-21-2007, 03:38 PM
Hey Deedub and oldbeau,

Ditto on the caney. *Close to home and I fish it often. *Holds some big fish. *

* DryFly1

OLDBEAU
01-21-2007, 06:26 PM
BUCKEYETROUTER:
THE CABINS ARE TENNESSEE STATE PARK UNITS.
LOOK UP EDGAR EVANS STATE PARK....THE TOWNHOUSES
ARE GREAT VALUE...
LEAVE ME A TROUT OR TWO....
OLD BEAU

OLDBEAU
01-21-2007, 06:30 PM
:-/ THE STATE PARK IS "EDGAR EVINS" @ SILVER POINT, TENNESSEE.
VERY CLOSE TO THE DAM AND PUT-IN....THEY ALSO HAVE A PAVILION
WITH FIREPLACE FOR A FISH FRY...
VERY NICE FOLKS..
OLD BEAU
KNOXVILLE

Giantfish
01-22-2007, 08:58 PM
You should have Caney on their thats my favorite! ;D

FFM4LIFE
01-23-2007, 03:28 PM
I'm not familiar with the caney.. I have never fished it. What dam is it below?

DryFly1
01-23-2007, 03:37 PM
FFM4LIFE,

The Caney flows from Center Hill Dam and lake.

kylemc
01-25-2007, 01:24 PM
I love them all!! 8-)

Sage
02-04-2007, 06:14 PM
The Holston has really improved the last few years. *If you're fortunate enough to have a good spot to fish, you can even have elbow room. *Heck, I've been up there before and fished all day and did not even see another person.
I learned to fly fish on the Clinch, so it will always hold a special place for me, but combat fishing just is not my thing. *Now if I had a float tube or a drift boat or something to put some casting distance around me and get me to some places most waders can't, well, there are some mighty big browns on the chilly old Clinch.

jgduckhunter
02-07-2007, 09:14 PM
who can hook me up with info on the caney. i live within 40 miles but i only fished it once and didn't fair too well

Rockyraccoon
02-07-2007, 09:16 PM
Give grumpy a call or look him up on the board here. He'll do ya right.

jgduckhunter
02-08-2007, 08:29 PM
can anyone suggest any other trout fishing close to spencer tn