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Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-07-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,240
Posted By old east tn boy
Although I am a fairly recent retiree from TVA,...

Although I am a fairly recent retiree from TVA, six years now, I still maintain contact with a couple of friends who currently work there. After a nearly thirty year career with them I have seen a...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 03-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By old east tn boy
South Holston yesterday

Had a chance to fish the South Holston while my wife visited her mother yesterday. I can't remember when I've seen so many people out on that river! They were parking in the grass at the weir dam...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-06-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By old east tn boy
I have had three waders in the last six years. I...

I have had three waders in the last six years. I finally bit the bullet last spring and got the Simms G3's from Paula at LRO. By far the best I have ever used. They fit better and are oh so...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 05-22-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,208
Posted By old east tn boy
Clinch yesterday

My opinion, for what it's worth .....

Anybody who has fished the Clinch in any form or fashion with any regularity pretty much knows what to expect, where and when. My saying/sharing with others...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 05-21-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,208
Posted By old east tn boy
Clinch 5/21

Got on the water around 1:30 at the church. Only two others in sight. Relatively few bugs until about 3 pm and then Mother Nature turned the bug nursery loose. They came down the river in waves...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-13-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By old east tn boy
Rude on the Clinch

I did not realize any water fowl season was open yet. Obviously this must have been a water fowl hunter so that is probably what the shooting was about.

I am a hunter, have been since age 8 when...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-12-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By old east tn boy
Clinch today

Anybody know what the dude at the church was shooting at today? Ms. Annie and I were up at the island around 1:30 when what sounded like a twelve gauge opened up four times (no plug?) across the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,480
Posted By old east tn boy
For what it's worth, Ms. Annie and I were...

For what it's worth, Ms. Annie and I were finishing up our float down the Clinch back in mid April, pulling into the Hwy. 61 launch and who do you think was pulled right down to the water's edge and...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 05-23-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,194
Posted By old east tn boy
Another weird one in the park

So I'm sitting on the back of my car with the hatchback up removing my waders after an afternoon and evening on the WPLP just above the Chimney Tops trailhead. I am at a pull-off parking area along...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 05-22-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,445
Posted By old east tn boy
About two weeks ago on a Thursday afternoon I was...

About two weeks ago on a Thursday afternoon I was having a fine time on the Clinch at the end of the path from the church about fifty feet from the bank standing in that nice, cool shade of those big...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 05-05-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,144
Posted By old east tn boy
good start

Used a guide for the first time in March out of Marco Island, south Florida. My eight year old grand daughter and I arrived at the dock at 7 AM to find a smiling young fella who not only put us on...
Forum: Boats, Canoes and Kayaks 03-16-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By old east tn boy
no anchor

I lost one anchor on the Clinch after deciding that was better than capsizing. Two generators were running. I'll never do that again!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-09-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By old east tn boy
A buddy and I put a canoe in at the Abrams Creek...

A buddy and I put a canoe in at the Abrams Creek launch in mid October that year and spent the day throwing Rapalas along the banks. Without a doubt, it was the best day I ever had on Chilhowee. I...
Forum: New Members Board 11-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,259
Posted By old east tn boy
introductions

Welcome! Through the generosity of the fine folks at LRO it is a pleasure to meet you. Always nice to meet another soul afflicted with the disease! Sort of like sharing the misery, so to speak.
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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 11-29-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By old east tn boy
cold weather fishing

I fished Little River east prong last January just below Elkmont. Aside from the fact that it was freezing I did pretty well with a BHPT size 20 nymph. Caught about 5 or 6 Rainbows, best one was 9...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-27-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By old east tn boy
MadisonBoats, you are right. Three years ago I...

MadisonBoats, you are right. Three years ago I was catching two or three times more fish but they were running 12-13 inches with an occasional 16'er but this year they are running 15-16 inches with...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-26-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By old east tn boy
lower Clinch

Fished it this morning from 9:30 till noon. Had a couple on briefly but landed nothing. Wore out my fly box but they weren't interested in anything I had. Fished nymph & midge droppers off a...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-13-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By old east tn boy
CR Outfitters new location

Ms. Annie just plops down by the door waiting to see if anybody walks in with a dog treat.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-09-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,578
Posted By old east tn boy
A couple of years ago when Chilhowee was drawn...

A couple of years ago when Chilhowee was drawn down for repairs, a buddy and I put in at Abrams Creek launch in a two man canoe and 5 HP outbaord in late October. We worked up the road side of the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-09-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By old east tn boy
No Hackle, I am retired so any weekday that the...

No Hackle, I am retired so any weekday that the generation schedule looks good and fishing seems like a good idea, I either head to the Clinch or up to Little River in the park.

I was on the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-09-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By old east tn boy
CR Outfitters move

Yes, I was referring to the shop, not the guide service. Thanks for the information on their new location oldschool.

No Hackle, sorry to hear about Jake. Ms. Annie is now 16 months old and my...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 10-08-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By old east tn boy
Clinch River Outfitters

Where has Clinch River Outfitters moved to? Or have they gone out of business?
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-28-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,852
Posted By old east tn boy
guide license

Against.

People fishing for trout guided by professionals purely for their own enjoyment (darn good thing we don't have trout tournaments or anything like that) and paying the guide for their...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 09-17-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,755
Posted By old east tn boy
fish tales

Have another uncle James story perhaps folks can relate to on this subject.

We're fishing Douglas in the early 60's and it's slow going in late summer. Being an early riser, uncle James had us...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 08-02-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By old east tn boy
Leaves, lots and lots of leaves .......

Leaves, lots and lots of leaves .......
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