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    This is a delayed response but thank you for...

    This is a delayed response but thank you for posting this. Based on your description of day 4 I would assume you were on Kephart Prong, which is a great stream with lots of rainbows and the...
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    In the case of Jenny Bennett it took several...

    In the case of Jenny Bennett it took several weeks for the autopsy results to be released, as in almost 3 months. A quick google search of causes of death in national parks shows wildlife attacks to...
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    What could have caused this man’s death after...

    What could have caused this man’s death after arriving at the campsite and setting up his tent? Falling in the creek and hitting his head, heart attack, suicide? It seems to me that a bear attack in...
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    I wonder if this could have been the bear...

    I wonder if this could have been the bear responsible for the 2015 attack in the same area. The bear euthanized at the time was not the bear that attacked the teenager.
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    Contact cement. Both surfaces to be bonded need...

    Contact cement. Both surfaces to be bonded need to be clean and dry.
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    If it’s where I think it is, you might try...

    If it’s where I think it is, you might try starting at the mouth of the feeder creek. Probably would find rainbows lower and at some point transition to Brooke’s. I would suggest early May as the...
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    Thank you for giving me a mystery to try to...

    Thank you for giving me a mystery to try to figure out (what creek you fished). I think I know, although I have never fished there. I’d hate to meet a bear that far back in the woods.
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    I think people are hesitant to name streams in...

    I think people are hesitant to name streams in the Park on this forum. That being said, the streams you can drive to and start fishing are (these are all in the park), Nolan Creek, Deep Creek,...
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    You might consider purchasing one of the guide...

    You might consider purchasing one of the guide books available. Books by Don Kirk, Ian Rutter, or Jim Casada will answer almost any question you may have about any steam in the Smokies bigger than a...
  10. In the photo it appears there is chennile wrapped...

    In the photo it appears there is chennile wrapped forward of the hackle. Is that correct?
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    In 1979 there were lots of smallmouth bass in...

    In 1979 there were lots of smallmouth bass in Cane Creek below the falls. Don’t know about now. I don’t think trout could long survive July temperatures or July tourists. If you go in the gorge below...
  12. This may be heresy on this site but you can fish...

    This may be heresy on this site but you can fish large weighted nymphs and streamers weighted with split shot with a spinning rod.
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    I use converse high tops with felt soles glued on...

    I use converse high tops with felt soles glued on with contact cement. I get one size larger than my regular shoe size and wear with neoprene socks.
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