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    Clinch: spin gear

    Hey all:

    Hope everyone is doing well and getting some opportunities to fish.

    Anyone have any recommended bank/wade techniques for trout with spin gear: specifically in the Clinch? I have a 4...
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    +1 for the Syndicate. I have the 11' 3wt and love...

    +1 for the Syndicate. I have the 11' 3wt and love it. If I'm fishing for trout and wading, I use this rod period (no need for this rod fishing from the boat though). I find that with the longer rods,...
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    Had one (11' 3wt) for a little over a year and...

    Had one (11' 3wt) for a little over a year and love it. I use it in the park and on tailwaters. Only time I don't use it is drifting or fishing warm water. If I only fished the park, I might go down...
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    Clinch @ Peach Orchard

    Hey guys, glad to see the board is back up.

    I recently took the plunge on a jon boat and am in the early stages of learning the ropes boating the Clinch. So far, I have only fished from the...
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    I fished the 31st as well at Nances Ferry. I had...

    I fished the 31st as well at Nances Ferry. I had no luck with trout, but did catch one Smallmouth. As previously mentioned, the water did seem to be passing through a bit higher than normal. Coming...
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    HuskerFlyFisher, If you don't mind/are able...

    HuskerFlyFisher,

    If you don't mind/are able to say, what stretch of river were you looking at? It would be great to have something like that, but as everyone has already mentioned, you just...
  7. Thread: Clinch

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    I've had better luck the past few weeks than I've...

    I've had better luck the past few weeks than I've had the whole summer. Last week, got into several pods of brook trout and couldn't seem to catch anything else (not complaining, they taste good)....
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    Similar thing happened to me last time at Millers...

    Similar thing happened to me last time at Millers about a month ago. Fortunately I had a couple of soft hackles and cleaned up once I switched over... not that that's always the case.

    Past few...
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    Clinch Report and Observation

    Short Report and Observation:

    Fished the Clinch yesterday from about 12:00 to 3:00 at Millers Island. I brought about six fish to hand, all rainbows, catching five on varying midge patterns and...
  10. Thread: Clinch 4/26

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    That's not a bad way to go. I use yarn indicator...

    That's not a bad way to go. I use yarn indicator exclusively, but definitely saw the need to buy and keep a few heftier plastic indicators on hand to fight the wind a little better..
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    Clinch 4/26

    I fished the jail today from about 1:30 to 5:30 bringing around ten to hand (one Brown, the rest Rainbows). The wind, at times, made it difficult if not impossible for a decent cast and presentation....
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    I've never pumped out any stomachs, but I would...

    I've never pumped out any stomachs, but I would be interested to see what percentage of their diet are Scuds. They seem to be the meatiest invertebrate available, but I rarely am able to catch any...
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    Awesome info guys, I really appreciate it. I...

    Awesome info guys, I really appreciate it. I always assumed I was using Fluorocarbon 6x, but just took a look at my tippet and realized I was not. Looks like I've got a long way to go paying...
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    Just out of curiosity, do you guys see any...

    Just out of curiosity, do you guys see any difference in results between regular thread and v-rib midges? I've been playing around with olive v-rib but haven't noticed much change in success.
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    Awesome info guys; I really appreciate it. I...

    Awesome info guys; I really appreciate it. I recently found that I'm going to be in Knoxville for the foreseeable future and am trying to absorb as much information as I can.

    I definitely need...
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    Hitting a plateau on the Clinch

    Hey guys. I thought I might throw out a few questions for the board's general knowledge as I have had really inconsistent trips at the Weir and Church over the past month and a half. While I would...
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    By my calculations the cost per household would...

    By my calculations the cost per household would be much smaller. Taking into account that large companies (manufacturers etc) use significantly more energy than the average home owner, I decided to...
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    I was lucky enough yesterday to divert my...

    I was lucky enough yesterday to divert my attention away from indicator color for a few hours and attend the meeting.

    I came away with a better understanding of the situation, but concerned that...
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    Indicator Color

    I made an interesting observation this weekend that I thought I might pass along. Hopefully others with more experience can expand upon it.

    I fished Saturday through Monday on the Clinch having...
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    Groundwater Fishery

    Hey guys, since it's been slow lately, I thought i might pick the board's collective knowledge on a subject that's been on my mind for years. As a kid (grew up in the Chattanooga area) I was taken to...
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    Went on monday as well. Caught everything on a...

    Went on monday as well. Caught everything on a size 20 olive/tan midge and had some luck with a size 22 griffith's gnat though it took some work to get a take. I think a size 24 to 26 might have...
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    I find these trash flies extremely useful pan...

    I find these trash flies extremely useful pan fishing in the summer spring and as a dropper underneath a popper. Regardless of how bad it may look, any form of nymph seems to be irresistible.
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    Clinch

    Anybody have any recent reports from the Clinch?

    Last Saturday I fished below the weir and had moderate luck. On about my third cast, I caught a nice 17-18" rainbow on a 16 bhpt but had no takes...
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    thanks for the info guys. I'll be sure to pass it...

    thanks for the info guys. I'll be sure to pass it along
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    South Holston Guide

    Hey guys,
    My parents are looking for a guide on the SoHo October 19th and I was wondering if anyone had anybody they specifically recommended? Also, just out of curiosity, what's the fishing...
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