Re: Coming back down this weekend
I have been using a 6wt St.Croix Legend Elite which was a little overkill for Gatlinburg. I ended up getting the professional series Lefty Creh from suggestions at the store and my buddies have em. I will have to say I really like the rod for gatlinburg. I would like to get out on an open stream and compare the rods side by side. I will say that I am pretty impressed with the rod so far and it was half the price of the St.Croix.
We ended up fishing Middle prong the first day because the road to abrams was closed through the mountains. Someone in the store told me he landed several that morning at middle prong. So we threw pheasant tail nymphs with a single split shot since they did not have any tungsten pheasant tails. Not a whole lot of luck and only saw a few fish. The water temperature dropped so much Saturday night that Sunday was work on casting accuracy more than anything else.