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Old 08-03-2013, 11:05 PM
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Made a last minute trip into Cataloochee valley and the brook trout and browns were quite cooperative. Best day fishing GSMNP so far; both quantity (9 total brought to hand) and size. My son landed a nice one as well. Elk hair Caddis and Stimulators were on the menu.
Here are the highlights...

A nice brown


And a beautiful Brookie


Check out the belly on this one...



This is one my son landed...

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Old 08-04-2013, 10:55 AM
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Really nice fish ,thanks for the post sounds like a great trip , need to put that on the list of places to explore
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:29 PM
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Nice post. Thanks for sharing. Cataloochie is a beautiful place. Someone I know called it Cades Cove without the people (minus elk rut)

I would bet there was a big crawfish or salamander in the belly of that one Brookie

If you up to catching 9 you are most of the way there, and have now learned most of the basics, and should be catching big numbers soon
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:49 PM
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Really nice fish ,thanks for the post sounds like a great trip , need to put that on the list of places to explore
Yes, definitely put it on the list. I am an amateur at best and have always been rewarded for my efforts in this area, even the first trip after only 6 months with a flyrod.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:54 AM
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Just 6 months! Dude, it took me 6 months just to catch a fish when I switched to a flyrod. If I was making reports back then, they would have been just hiking reports.

Nice job.

Thanks for the report. I really need to get out and fish.
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Old 08-05-2013, 11:03 AM
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took me 6 months to get the flies out of the trees!
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Old 08-05-2013, 01:59 PM
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Very nice report. I hope they are still that willing the last weekend in Sept. i will be camping/fishing over there then. I can hardly wait.
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Old 08-06-2013, 06:45 PM
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took me 6 months to get the flies out of the trees!
A year and a half later and I'm still in the trees!
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:45 PM
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Made a last minute trip into Cataloochee valley and the brook trout and browns were quite cooperative. Best day fishing GSMNP so far; both quantity (9 total brought to hand) and size. My son landed a nice one as well. Elk hair Caddis and Stimulators were on the menu.
Here are the highlights...

A nice brown


And a beautiful Brookie


Check out the belly on this one...



This is one my son landed...

Hit Greenbrier area today and three rainbows came to hand. It's a lousy pic, but here is one of them...

Guess I don't know the rules on a Smoky Slam, but doesn't that count? 3 creeks, 2 Days, 1 trip and all three trout.
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:29 PM
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I love me some Cataloochee, my favorite place in the GSMNP. That brook in the first pic would like and taste great on a stick.
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