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  1. Thread: RIP John

    by Joe Congleton
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    I spent more days fishing and bird hunting as a...

    I spent more days fishing and bird hunting as a companion to John than I did with anyone else over the last fifty years. All over the continent. No one could have Enjoyed a better companion than...
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    [QUOTE=JayR;122727]Thanks for all of that info,...

    [QUOTE=JayR;122727]Thanks for all of that info, Joe!!!
    "if it doesn't hit a thunderhead or female adams, they ain't hitting"

    Yes that was his philosophy. Well part of it. The rest of his...
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    The more sinking line you have in the casting set...

    The more sinking line you have in the casting set up the more difficult it is to lift and re cast in minimal false casts. Ideally you could lift and re cast in one stroke, but if you have a lot of...
  4. Thank you for the clarification. Development in...

    Thank you for the clarification. Development in the lake itself is already out of control.

    Along the actual river corridor there is a lot more potential and future issues, I expect , with some...
  5. Could you please summarize exactly where this...

    Could you please summarize exactly where this project is located. Some of us are not on the dreaded FB. The specific location of where the Park touches the river, for example. The quoted article...
  6. Thread: Otters

    by Joe Congleton
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    I would disagree with Matt on the otters impact...

    I would disagree with Matt on the otters impact on trout, at least outside the Park and specifically with regard to the tailwater trout streams. The Clinch has a very large and prolific otter...
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    You have a gift for creating some attractive...

    You have a gift for creating some attractive flies. I think some of those in your photos would work and catch fish anywhere trout are found in Tn. Beautifully done. Stick with it.
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    i do not think your email is available , nor is...

    i do not think your email is available , nor is PM available, to others from this site. Fwiw. Just an FYI
  9. Lose your kayak in the clinch yesterda/??

    I retrieved one that was caught and partially submerged and pinned in a tight hydraulic near Clinton ramp. TWRA showed up as i got it to shore after dislodging it with my boat. They took possession...
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    Thats a fine fish from any stream, let alone the...

    Thats a fine fish from any stream, let alone the Park. I have had a lot of strange and irritating conversations along the roads in the Park, as Im sure all of us who have fished there have had. We...
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    https://i.imgur.com/01aFi3vl.jpg ...

    https://i.imgur.com/01aFi3vl.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/WyvUS6Cl.jpg


    Outstanding photo of the Brook Trout!!
  12. Tonight-saturday -sunday=joe brooks film presentation schedule

    FINDING JOE BROOKS -title

    World Fishing Network:
    Friday, June 15-10pm (EST)
    Saturday, June 16 - 4pm (EST)
    Sunday, June 17 - 10am (EST)

    Outdoor Channel:
    Saturday, June 16- 7:30pm (EST)
  13. Here is a Outdoor Channel preview video-- ...

    Here is a Outdoor Channel preview video--

    http://outdoorchannel.com/showvideos.aspx?show-id=53809#.WxvgTLy9Evo.email
  14. a bit more about the film's goal - To tell...

    a bit more about the film's goal -


    To tell in vivid detail the exceptional life of the little known icon of American fly fishing. In his 71 years Joe Brooks lived three lifetimes. From his...
  15. FINDING JOE BROOKS documentary TV schedule for premiere-next weekend

    The Joe Brooks Foundation has produced an outstanding film about the life of fly fishing pioneer Joe Brooks. It s a 90 minute feature length film. Byron has discussed this project on the board...
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    we've beaten The Shoe advice to death but the...

    we've beaten The Shoe advice to death but the above is best advice given in the thread...do NOT go if you are NOT a capable swimmer.
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    I t is really impossible to overstate how slick...

    I t is really impossible to overstate how slick those rocks are. I know of a broken arm and a broken shoulder from two different incidents, and thats just what I know about.

    Forty years ago a...
  18. WWW.ClassicFlyRodForum.com...

    WWW.ClassicFlyRodForum.com
    Site frequented heavily daily by rod makers, collector, dealers, and folks just asking for information about rods they have bought, found in the attic, inherited etc. ...
  19. "Native Odyssey" Article -TROUT magazine -spring 2018--UT TU members tour US trout

    Recommend you make an effort to read the latest TROUT magazine article "Native Odyssey" featuring Matt Crockett and Brett Winchell, two young UT grads who spent last summer pursuing all lower 48 US...
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    R i p lefty kreh

    one of the great ones has left us.....








    https://susquehannatu.com/2018/03/14/lefty-kreh/
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    Pretty sure Holston tailwater is over 70 degrees...

    Pretty sure Holston tailwater is over 70 degrees anywhere you go. I heard there is not any water anywhere at any depth in lower end of of the Cherokee lake below 70 so it is not going to be cooler...
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    Some of the flow information may change soon....

    Some of the flow information may change soon. Hopefully some improvements will be coming to the current minimum flow water volumes. The recent years large periods of 11-12 hours of mimium in the...
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    There can be a fairly significant change in your...

    There can be a fairly significant change in your casting habits when you move over to a sinking line , and even the intermediates to some extent.

    Lifting the submerged line off the water is a...
  24. Husker, With all due repsect for some of the...

    Husker, With all due repsect for some of the comments previously posted, the basic issue you need to determine is whether the stream you are targeting is or ever was "navigable" under common and/or...
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    i will see if l can get someone to post some. ...

    i will see if l can get someone to post some. Don't post pictures much myself
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