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Forum: General Fly Tying 03-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Troutman
Foam hoppers

Love fishing these for panfish in the summer

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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-13-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Troutman
I also fished on Saturday. It was a beautiful day...

I also fished on Saturday. It was a beautiful day and lots of anglers on the LR. I fished before noon above Elkmont and caught a couple small bows on dry flies before heading downstream about 1 pm....
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 02-25-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Troutman
Good to meet you the other day! You all did well...

Good to meet you the other day! You all did well for a quick trip. It was getting on into the afternoon when you left the shop heading to the river. nice pictures.
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 02-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By Troutman
A small single blade inline Hildebrandt spinner...

A small single blade inline Hildebrandt spinner attached to a small bugger, wooly worm, or heavily dressed soft hackle works pretty good on stockers. similar in action to a rooster tail but still...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Troutman
:smile:Great reflections! reminded me of some of...

:smile:Great reflections! reminded me of some of my own memories of the past year.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 09-10-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Troutman
Glad you were able to fish some this trip. Wish...

Glad you were able to fish some this trip. Wish you could have stayed longer for some smallie action.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 09-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By Troutman
Heading to the Smokies?

If you are planning a trip to the park, avoid going through Sevierville and Pigeon Forge for the next two weekends. We have the yearly rod runs going on and lots of extra traffic in town.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-28-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By Troutman
I fish over there with my v-hull jon boat also. I...

I fish over there with my v-hull jon boat also. I have floated all the way around the right side of the island a couple of times and waded back up the the left bank pulling the boat back up to where...
Forum: Boats, Canoes and Kayaks 08-23-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By Troutman
I float and fish out of a 12 ft solo canoe and...

I float and fish out of a 12 ft solo canoe and have it rigged with a drag chain off the stern that can be raised and lowered while sitting. It works great for slowing your drift and keeping the boat...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-06-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By Troutman
I've fished glass rods for several years now and...

I've fished glass rods for several years now and have bought and sold many trying to find the perfect fit for me. I haven't owned a mcfarland or Steffen rod but they are considered the best. As...
Forum: General Fly Tying 08-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
For the panfish flies, I generally just tie to...

For the panfish flies, I generally just tie to the loop with an improved clinch knot. Just have to make sure I have my reading glasses on when I nip it off so as not to cut into the loop. I prefer...
Forum: General Fly Tying 08-01-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
Those are great flies Byron. I've caught a few...

Those are great flies Byron. I've caught a few carp on those rubber legged dragons also. A multi species fly.


I've been fishing a lot of hoppers lately now that we are into the dog days of...
Forum: General Fly Tying 07-23-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
Here's a couple of bream jig flies. DO-IT ...

Here's a couple of bream jig flies.

DO-IT Jig Hooks black chrome #6
orange beadchain eyes 4 wraps .30 lead wire

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Forum: General Fly Tying 07-23-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
Like those Boudreaux flies. look like mini...

Like those Boudreaux flies. look like mini hellgrammites. trout like those too!
Forum: General Fly Tying 07-22-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
No one else ties panfish flies? :confused:

No one else ties panfish flies? :confused:
Forum: General Fly Tying 07-18-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Troutman
Lets see some fav. panfish flies

My favorite dropper fly for bream below a popper or a VOSI is the spider. I like to weave them. (granny weave) great for redbreast and rockys.

Chart/black work great. TMC 107SP #8
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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 07-09-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Troutman
I put my I-phone in a Lifeproof case to protect...

I put my I-phone in a Lifeproof case to protect it but after after having my Olympus h20 proof camera fall out of my chest pack into deep water while bending over to release a fish, I decided to put...
Forum: Boats, Canoes and Kayaks 06-24-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By Troutman
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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-24-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Troutman
Caution.....they can be addictive.:biggrin:

Caution.....they can be addictive.:biggrin:
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-21-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Troutman
Its has been a difficult year to fish the lower...

Its has been a difficult year to fish the lower elev. freestones and the tailwaters due to all the rain and round the clock generation schedules. I had to cancel my yearly float trip to the Holston...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-21-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Troutman
Happy 1st day of Summer!

On the river at daylight and got in a couple hours of bream fishing before work this morning! A 3wt flyrod and a small selection of poppers are all you need for a great day on the river. Welcome to...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-12-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Troutman
I talked with Josh P (frontier anglers guide)...

I talked with Josh P (frontier anglers guide) about this hatch a couple of weeks ago after my trip in the canoe. He had been on the river that week also and he thought they were isonychia. This was...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-12-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Troutman
This is a good little fly/lure to have with you...

This is a good little fly/lure to have with you also. I've had good luck with them on skipjack. Very castable on a 4-5 wt rod. Use at least 3x tippet though.
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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-12-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Troutman
They are a blast to catch, real fighters! I was...

They are a blast to catch, real fighters! I was out a few weeks ago, on a local tailwater and they were feeding heavily on top ,but unfortunately all I had with me in the canoe was poppers and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-06-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By Troutman
I have stayed at Davy Crockett birthplace park....

I have stayed at Davy Crockett birthplace park. The campground is on the river and it is wadable in areas and there is a waterfall there, so currents can get strong if the water level is up. ...
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