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Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,662
Posted By Joe Congleton
There are shad in Norris Lake and shad in Melton...

There are shad in Norris Lake and shad in Melton hIll but in probably the last ten years of a lot of fishing in the Clinch l haven't seen any shad above Llewellyn Island in the river. Based on the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,662
Posted By Joe Congleton
As to water color -fwiw : A couple of weeks ago...

As to water color -fwiw : A couple of weeks ago l saw picture of a huge striper that Alex Quick or his friend caught at P> O> on a large rainbow streamer in water color exactly the color portrayed...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,662
Posted By Joe Congleton
to further Shawns comments, a boat is essential. ...

to further Shawns comments, a boat is essential. Never heard of anybody catching one wading unless the striper ate the 12 in stocker trout on your line. The hole directly in front of the Peach...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By Joe Congleton
Smile Shawn- my Rio lines look like that but sooner...

Shawn- my Rio lines look like that but sooner than yours…maybe more big fish?? :smile::smile::smile:
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By Joe Congleton
I was going to stay out of this but l will simply...

I was going to stay out of this but l will simply say that I get about sixty -seventy days at most out of most of the Rio Gold lines i have used in the past few years. They appear to have a very...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By Joe Congleton
double post

double post
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 08-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,425
Posted By Joe Congleton
The concept has been around a while. Thirty plus...

The concept has been around a while. Thirty plus years ago I proposed that TVA consider a spawning channel/catch and release stream at the Norris dam reservation when the working group was drafting...
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 08-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,425
Posted By Joe Congleton
Byron- saw Hagan today on the river and he was...

Byron- saw Hagan today on the river and he was bragging on you. :smile:

It doesn't take a genius to see a nice catch and release stream meandering down through the Walnut Orchard below Norris; or...
Forum: Conservation Organizations and Fly Fishing Clubs 08-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Joe Congleton
John Thurman wins National Education award from Trout Unlimited

Thurman Honored By Trout Unlimited
As National Leader In Youth Education


John Thurman of Norris, longtime member and volunteer for the Clinch River Chapter, has been named winner of the...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By Joe Congleton
Like Shawn, l have historically gone through a...

Like Shawn, l have historically gone through a pair of wading boots every year. However, these Chota STL boots l mentioned above are in their third year with well 450 plus days on them and still...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 08-12-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Joe Congleton
That other guy in the other picture looks like he...

That other guy in the other picture looks like he is some form of curmudgeon. :smile:
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By Joe Congleton
My Chota boots with felt soles are in their third...

My Chota boots with felt soles are in their third year..perhaps 450 days +- on them and still working fine. Not been dryed out this year since middle of April. Some days l walk several miles in...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 08-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,662
Posted By Joe Congleton
They are as thick this year as when Rocky posted...

They are as thick this year as when Rocky posted this earlier…right in the hole at Peach orchard ramp several are in the forty to perhaps fifty pound range. I have called all the striper guys l...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,324
Posted By Joe Congleton
ONEEYE-welcome to the board. Your "Curmudgeon "...

ONEEYE-welcome to the board. Your "Curmudgeon " comment fascinates me. im just wondering if this offered "wisdom" is from a reformed curmudgeon, a continuing curmudgeon who cannot escape the...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 07-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Joe Congleton
You have to have a lot of experience and and an...

You have to have a lot of experience and and an eye for perfection to tie flies as uniform in design as those tied by Walter and shown in the photographs. Note the exact length of the quill-biot...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 07-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Joe Congleton
Can you think of a way to get the stripers in the...

Can you think of a way to get the stripers in the clinch to play catch and release rules?:smile: I'm confident the reproduction that exists in the Clinch could not sustain itself in the face of the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 07-16-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By Joe Congleton
Im not going to debate the science of this on...

Im not going to debate the science of this on this board, since it is not really a Tennessee trout stream or tailwater issue IMO. I will simply note ,again, that my opinion is that true AMD would be...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 07-15-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By Joe Congleton
are you sure there is truly acid mine drainage? ...

are you sure there is truly acid mine drainage? My information for years is that historically never been a acid mine drainage site in Tennessee. Discolored water-yes, but that is not of itself...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 07-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,076
Posted By Joe Congleton
Waterwolf +2 Plus state and federal water...

Waterwolf +2

Plus state and federal water regulations cannot not be ignored in whatever development occurs there.
Forum: General Fly Tying 07-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By Joe Congleton
DONT KNOCK THE THOMPSON VISE..I HAVE SOME MULTI...

DONT KNOCK THE THOMPSON VISE..I HAVE SOME MULTI -HUNDRED DOLLAR VISE LAYING TO THE SIDE AS I PREFER THE THOMPSON OVER THE "NEW ONES". Sorry about the caps.

as for the bucket list of Sandman:"My...
Forum: General Fly Tying 07-03-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By Joe Congleton
DONT KNOCK THE THOMPSON VISE..I HAVE SOME MULTI...

DONT KNOCK THE THOMPSON VISE..I HAVE SOME MULTI -HUNDRED DOLLAR VISE LAYING TO THE SIDE AS I PREFER THE THOMPSON OVER THE "NEW ONES". Sorry about the caps.

as for the bucket list of Sandman:"My...
Forum: Photography 07-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Joe Congleton
Smile do you think you get the same point of aim...

do you think you get the same point of aim results that one would achiever with a head /hat apparatus. Why not make ahead strap for it? Seems that yours would be low , if you shoot the video from...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-18-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,551
Posted By Joe Congleton
BRF-not sure who has stepped up in terms of...

BRF-not sure who has stepped up in terms of assuring funding for the needs?- so far not TVA nor USFWS that we know of? Hopefully the fishing public will make the contacts to the the elected...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-13-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,551
Posted By Joe Congleton
If you have not done so, please take the time to...

If you have not done so, please take the time to consider emailing Senator Alexander on this issue. No matter where TVA comes out on funding, Senator Alexander is likely to play a substantial role...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,551
Posted By Joe Congleton
Hats off to you Big Sur. You have done a...

Hats off to you Big Sur. You have done a wonderful job of leading this effort. l for one am very appreciative of your efforts. There is a lot to be done yet, l am sure, but you have the ball...
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