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z-man 11-22-2011 07:51 PM

Tellico DH this Friday
Hello all, I am planning on fishing the Tellico this Friday like I do every year after Thanksgiving and I need some info. Has anyone fished it lately and how did it go? I usually fish from Turkey Creek on down. I know we have had some rain over here( Mid Tenn) and I was wondering about the water quality over there-clear, stained,etc.. I can always fish the North or Bald if need be. Thanks for any help before I head over to Knoxville. Mark

duckypaddler 11-22-2011 09:07 PM

I fished it last Friday. It was lightly stained, and at a high but very fishable level (1.8 on Tellico guage). I fished an hour and a half after a whitewater run, and I had one bite and that was it:frown:

Right now the Tellico is getting ready to spike. If this is all the rain we get, it should be back to a fishable level by Friday. I would look for anything under 2 feet being good to go.

z-man 11-23-2011 06:55 PM

Duckypaddler, Thanks for your help. I will plan on the Tellico and if the conditions are so-so at least I'll have a good day outside anyway. Thanks again, Mark

duckypaddler 11-24-2011 07:44 PM

Level is still 2.4 and I'd guess will be above 2 feet tomorrow. You may be better off hitting the feeder streams.

If the fishing is no good, I'm sure you can watch the kayakers at Baby Falls:smile:

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