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Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 08-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,873
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: 24
Views: 2,873
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: 222
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: 13
Views: 529
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: 501
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: 13
Views: 529
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: 19
Views: 3,211
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: 2,148
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: 386
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: 742
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: 749
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: 749
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: 35
Views: 2,119
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: 845
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: 845
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: 259
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: 5,982
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: 5,982
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: 5,982
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...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,982
Posted By Joe Congleton
I checked in to the TWRA trout revenue question...

I checked in to the TWRA trout revenue question after the TVA meeting just to reconfirm those numbers since there was some comments made post -meeting that were confusing about the numbers. A TWRA...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,982
Posted By Joe Congleton
fwiw--I have sent South Holston shop about ten...

fwiw--I have sent South Holston shop about ten emails on this and talked to their shop folks three times on this since middle of May….Rocky Cox, Mike Bone,and Cumberland Drifters are sending emails...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,982
Posted By Joe Congleton
Bryon…all of us need to let TVA know how we feel....

Bryon…all of us need to let TVA know how we feel. Personally l have endorsed option four, which would require TVA to bear the cost in the future of the tailwater trout programs….at the risk of...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,982
Posted By Joe Congleton
Has anybody received a email from their local TU...

Has anybody received a email from their local TU chapter or the state council on this issue? I know the Clinch Chapter sent something out? Has anyone received in last two weeks an email on this...
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 06-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Joe Congleton
have fished in Yellowstone in every month from...

have fished in Yellowstone in every month from Mat through October. I have also seen snow in every month l mentioned in one year or another. Yes, snow in august. Remember you are on continental...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Joe Congleton
Several factors affect the water temp on that...

Several factors affect the water temp on that river. Primarily water temp in the lake is the major contributor. But once summer sun hits the large shallow flats that ae all along the river, that...
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