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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-17-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By volfisher
Big Creek is extremely rough (although it begins...

Big Creek is extremely rough (although it begins to level out once you get to the Night Hole. It's very hard to miss the night hole :biggrin: ) There would be limited dry fly spots, but if you could...
Forum: General Fly Tying 04-13-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By volfisher
I'm not 100% sure of the LRO dubbing, but I use...

I'm not 100% sure of the LRO dubbing, but I use yellow Superfine dubbing and mine always look fine.
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 04-13-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By volfisher
Great report! Thanks for sharing!

Great report! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: In The Backcountry 04-05-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By volfisher
Beautiful fish, beautiful place!

Beautiful fish, beautiful place!
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-05-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By volfisher
The water was higher than usual, but I usually...

The water was higher than usual, but I usually judge that if the LR is over 1000 CFS, Cosby is blown out. Anything under that I'm usually fine. It just made me curious as to why the fishing was so...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-05-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By volfisher
We also considered that possibility on the water...

We also considered that possibility on the water above Elkmont. It wouldn't have shocked me, considering that we had to park at te Jake's Creek trailhead because the other parking lot was full. I've...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-04-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By volfisher
1 1/2 days, 0 fish!

Day 1 above Elkmont 4/3/15

After a license-and-fly stop, we made the trailhead by 12:30. A picture-perfect 75 degree overcast day had every aspect needed to be the perfect day, except that the...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 03-26-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By volfisher
Sorry that I'm a little late on this, IMHO,...

Sorry that I'm a little late on this,

IMHO, I would head over the ridge to Tellico... Browns on NR, Brookies on Sycamore, a little of it all in the Bald, and my favorite, 18+ inch stockers in the...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By volfisher
[QUOTE=Kris;114660]Vol, the scenery is the best....

[QUOTE=Kris;114660]Vol, the scenery is the best. What are you waiting for!?


I was planning to head up this weekend (or the past 3 weekends) but the temperature and rain gods just can't seem to...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By volfisher
Gorgeous fish and scenery! Can't wait to get my...

Gorgeous fish and scenery! Can't wait to get my Spring on :biggrin:
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By volfisher
I think you have a pretty good arsenal of rods....

I think you have a pretty good arsenal of rods. If I fish strictly dries, I'm usually after brookies in right places. My dry-specific rod is an Echo 6'9 3 wt. I also have and Orvis Superfine 7'9 2 wt...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-21-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,459
Posted By volfisher
A Chicago Bears cap on Cosby Creek.

A Chicago Bears cap on Cosby Creek.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-14-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
Don, I purchased an Echo Glass 6'9 3 wt. It'll...

Don, I purchased an Echo Glass 6'9 3 wt. It'll flex right down to the cork! I paired it with an Orvis Battenkill II reel with 4 wt line. Absolutely a blast! And I've not even fished it yet!
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-13-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
Just a side question: has anyone here ever fished...

Just a side question: has anyone here ever fished Kantai Fork? What's the best access for brookies?
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-12-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
:biggrin: Cosby is a lot more open than many...

:biggrin: Cosby is a lot more open than many believe, so walking isn't very difficult. Now the actual size of the creek is another story...
...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
I park where the Nature Trail Loop begins. You...

I park where the Nature Trail Loop begins. You can begin fishing there but I walk upstream via streamed for a ways to make sure it's brookies only.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-11-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
I frequently fish upper Cosby Creek. Is Leconte...

I frequently fish upper Cosby Creek. Is Leconte Creek similar in size?
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-10-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
How do you access the park section of Leconte...

How do you access the park section of Leconte Creek? I've fished the area around the Ober Gatlinburg Tram but don't know how to get to the upstream parts. Do you start going towards the Roaring Fork...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-10-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By volfisher
Winter Question

I recently purchased a 6'9 3wt and can't wait to fish it. I was wondering what the best brookie stream in winter is. Hikes of 1 mile or less are preferable. Some of my ideas were: Sams Creek, Kantai...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-07-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By volfisher
Not my favorite fish, but my favorite one with...

Not my favorite fish, but my favorite one with photographic evidence :rolleyes:

http://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r799/Volfisher/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsc75ee777.jpg...
Forum: General Fly Tying 01-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By volfisher
The Mara Bugger

http://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r799/Volfisher/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps2609737a.jpg (http://s1367.photobucket.com/user/Volfisher/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps2609737a.jpg.html)
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Forum: General Fly Tying 12-31-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By volfisher
I really like straight eye hooks on bushy dries...

I really like straight eye hooks on bushy dries because I find that I can't always get the tippet through the eye due to hackle barbs. I prefer down-eye hooks for BH nymphs, but that's just me. I...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-30-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By volfisher
Like Ducky said, The West Prong goes to...

Like Ducky said,

The West Prong goes to your left and it's very flat where you see it going to the backcountry. A half dozen #14 yellow stimulators and a 2 wt rod on the West Prong in the summer...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By volfisher
Thanks for all the help everyone! My usual...

Thanks for all the help everyone!

My usual destinations are The Little River, Tremont, and The West Prong of the Little Pigeon. I mainly fish nymphs in pocket water. Is a particular leader length...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-30-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By volfisher
I made one using medium Wapsi Stretch Tubing,...

I made one using medium Wapsi Stretch Tubing, orange polypropylene yarn, and a pair of forceps or hackle pliars.
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