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We just spotted an article in the Maryville Daily Times today that says the brook trout restoration on Lynn Camp Prong is going well. That’s not necessarily news to us as we’ve spent plenty of time volunteering several times over the past few years, but it still feels good to see it in print. You […]
We usually see spectacular dry fly conditions from October well into November but things were pretty well cut short this year. About two weeks ago we received an unusually early heavy snow in the Smokies and plenty of cold air to follow. The resulting cold water has kept the fish relatively sluggish and I started […]
It’s that time of year in the Smokies and we’re finally starting to see some spawning brown trout in our local streams. It’s likely that the sudden cold snap and melting snow that dropped water temperatures better than 15 degrees in about 24 hours caused a delay. It’s hard to tell from this since there […]
Saw this great photo via Twitter posted by the park service on Saturday evening. This is Walker Camp Prong along Highway 441 near the Alum Cave Bluff trailhead. Walker Camp Prong at the Alum Cave Trail today (11/1) at 3pm. Snow over a foot deep. @GreatSmokyNPS #GSMNP pic.twitter.com/qOWdhA0bvP — GreatSmokyNPS (@GreatSmokyNPS) November 1, 2014
The weather is beautiful, fall colors are peaking, and the trout are rising. What else could anybody want from a day in the Smokies? We just returned from four days on Hazel Creek and conditions were absolutely perfect. There may have been a few fish caught on nymphs but we spent the bulk of our […]