Home QLinks New Posts Members User CP Calendar FAQ

Go Back   Little River Outfitters Forum > Fly Fishing Board > Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-02-2013, 04:23 PM
Breck's Avatar
Breck Breck is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 267
Default Brown Trout Day!!!

32 degrees this morning, water at 46 and upon arriving I must admit- I was having second thoughts about fishing today.





Met Frank at Hiwassee Anglers and after checking in with Dean at 7:30 this morning, decided to load the drift boat up and commit to a 4 hr. float.


Snow was everywhere!!








Threw streamers, nymphs, dry and then had to break out the secret weapon which thankfully for Frank...I had an extra.


The action was non-stop. 15 to the hand at least and all were excellent in health and size.























Today was my first day at the oars and must say I have a new respect for any guide out there with sticks in his hands making a living!!


Caught both Browns and rainbows and must say it was an excellent day fishing with a good friend.


Surprised to see all that were fishing today 15 -20 on the bank, in stealth mode all had fish in hand as we floated.


Observed one young otter and a Giant Red Headed Woodpecker.

Thank You,

Breck
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-03-2013, 10:17 AM
JoeFred's Avatar
JoeFred JoeFred is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Russellville, TN
Posts: 944
Default

Great report and pics, Breck. Nice fish that Frank landed. You shouldn't be so modest about your piloting skills because, unless you just forgot to say otherwise, you managed to avoid the icebergs.
– JF
__________________
“Joe” Fred Turner :: SaintClairMapping.com

Last edited by JoeFred; 03-03-2013 at 03:51 PM..
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-03-2013, 01:30 PM
David Knapp's Avatar
David Knapp David Knapp is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Crossville, TN
Posts: 2,178
Default

Sounds like a fantastic day on the river! I'm impressed that people float the HI in drift boats. Those ledges look a bit dangerous if you don't hit the lines right...glad you had a good time and stayed safe!
__________________
"Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19

http://thetroutzone.blogspot.com
http://www.troutzoneanglers.com
contact: TroutZoneAnglers at gmail dot com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-03-2013, 07:07 PM
duckypaddler's Avatar
duckypaddler duckypaddler is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Posts: 1,157
Smile

Nice stuff Breck

Keep up the posts.

It was nice meeting you and Joe Fred the other night, and I look forward to sharing the water with you soon
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-03-2013, 07:07 PM
Fgsnyder Fgsnyder is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 8
Default What a cold but excellent day!

Breck, thanks for the great day! You under-rate your piloting skills! You were excellent! Thanks for the "secret weapon", it was the answer to fish on that cold day! Thanks again!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-04-2013, 11:11 AM
Rockyraccoon's Avatar
Rockyraccoon Rockyraccoon is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Knoxville
Posts: 255
Default

Good report.

The Hiwassee is the most fun river around for taking a boat ride. You can really see what they're capable of. Top to Towee is pretty easy, Towee down takes skill.
__________________
Goo Goo Ga Choob!
Rocky Top Anglers
East Tennessee Fly Fishing Forums
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-04-2013, 07:18 PM
flyred06's Avatar
flyred06 flyred06 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Gadsden, Alabama
Posts: 896
Default

breck

great post and excellent pics. you definately have a passion for flyfishing. thanks for sharing with us all who is stuck with cabin fever.
__________________
Romans 10:9-10 KJV
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:44 PM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.